• Brief Profile


    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

She has subclinical hypothyroidism and does not necessarily warrant treatment. I would recommend repeating her thyroid tests again in 3-6 months...

Answered on : 24 Feb 2011

It is important to know what her blood glucose readings are and when does she exactly get low blood sugars. This can be done by doing self blood...

Answered on : 18 Jan 2011

Hypothyroidism slows the body's metabolism and can lead to weight gain. Appropriate thyroid hormone replacement can help treat and reverse the...

Answered on : 28 Dec 2010

Your labs suggest evidence of borderline diabetes (prediabetes). Normal fasting blood sugar is <100. I would suggest you getting a 2 hr 75gm...

Answered on : 23 Sep 2010

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which there is an underproduction of thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormone has multiple function and has an effect...

Answered on : 28 Jul 2010

TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is secreted from the pituitary and it regulates the production of thyroid hormones which are T4 and T3. In...

Answered on : 19 Jul 2010

Daonil or glibenclamide is a sulfonylurea group of oral antidiabetic agent that stimulates insulin release from the pancreas. It has to be taken...

Answered on : 28 May 2010

Triclazone is a combination of two anti-diabetic medications (Gliclazide and Metformin). Both are very efficacious medications and usually very...

Answered on : 21 Feb 2010

You have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) not hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). TSH is high in hypothyroidism. You have been appropriately...

Answered on : 15 Feb 2010

Voglib (Voglibose) is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor which delays glucose absorption at the intestine level and thereby prevents sudden surge of...

Answered on : 17 Dec 2009
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