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    Dr Smita Gupta is currently practicing endocrinology in Indianapolis, USA.

     

    A native of India, she did her medical college from Rajasthan and went to the US for further training. After finishing her residency in internal medicine she went on to pursue an Endocrinology Fellowship. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. 

     

    She is an active member of the Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Medical Association, ADA and the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI). Currently, she is actively involved in the training of medical students, residents and fellows at the university and has done several publications and presentations at various endocrine meetings. 

     

    Her areas of interest include diabetes, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, bone and mineral disorders including osteoporosis, polycystic ovarian disease and hirsutism.

     

Questions Answered by me

Glyciphage P and glyciphage SR contain essentially the same medication, which is metformin, except that the latter is a sustained release...

Answered on : 13 Dec 2009

Yes the combination of high cholesterol and hypertension increase the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The first and foremost thing...

Answered on : 09 Dec 2009

You will need a tight control of diabetes during pregnancy and use of insulin. Your fasting blood sugar should be less than 95 and 2 hours after...

Answered on : 30 Nov 2009

Your husband has underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). This condition is not cured, but easily controlled and managed by thyroid hormone...

Answered on : 04 Nov 2009

A random blood sugar of 140-150 mg/dl per se is not considered diabetes or pre-diabetes. Normal fasting blood glucose is 100 mg/dl or less and 2...

Answered on : 02 Nov 2009

Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is a hormone, which is released from the pituitary gland and it regulates the production of thyroid hormones T3...

Answered on : 26 Oct 2009

Continuous glucose monitoring device is a very sophisticated device that continuously records the blood glucose from the interstitial fluid and...

Answered on : 25 Oct 2009

Fish oil will not have any beneficial effects on your blood glucose control. It is mainly given to treat the high cholesterol, specially high...

Answered on : 19 Oct 2009

From your history, it is unclear if your symptoms are really related to hypoglycemia, since there have not been any documented low blood sugars...

Answered on : 18 Oct 2009

The normal value for your blood sugars after delivery is the same in any other non-pregnant person. Fasting blood glucose <100 mg/dl is normal...

Answered on : 09 Oct 2009
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