Dr. Parag Singhal, Endocrinologist, UK will talk about the role of doctors in addressing global health challenges in this video. Expense of health care facilities are increasing in whole world. Unless some solutions are found to reduce the wastages, it will be difficult to sustain the health care with respect to quality and delivery. He will further talk about the unnecessary investigations to be avoided to save medical expense.
In this video, Dr. Parag Singhal, Endocrinologist, UK will discuss about the tests required for enlargement of thyroid gland. Enlargement of thyroid is very common in endemic areas where there is iodine deficiency. A general practitioner should ask for the following tests: thyroid profile and antibodies. He will further explain about underactive and overactive thyroid gland. The GP should ideally refer the patient to a specialist.
Dr. Parag Singhal, Endocrinologist, UK will discuss about the response while treating new diabetic patients with new antidiabetic medications in this video. Type 2 diabetes after diagnosis should be managed by lifestyle intervention which is the most important aspect of the diabetes management. Diet and exercise are most important interventions. He will further talk about the diabetic medications in details.