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Thyroid disease with Comorbidities

Department of General Medicine is conducted a CME – Guest Lecture on “Thyroid disease with Comorbidities”

Speaker : Dr. Karthik Prabhakar, MRCP (UK)
Consultant Endocrinologist, Manipal Hospital
Bangalore.

Date: 24/02/2015
Day : Tuesday
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 PM
Venue: College Auditorium

Welcome one & all for today’s guest lecture – thyroid disease with comorbid conditions. Hypothyroidism, the prevalence is increasing in India. Recent survey done across 8 cities (including Bangalore) in India showed a prevalence of around 10%. Thyroid disease is commonly associated with other comorbid conditions like diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, depression, osteoporosis & NAFLD. Recognition of thyroid disease with other comorbidities is very essential to improve the overall outcome of the clinical condition.

Introduction of the speaker: by Dr.Krishna.M.V (Prof & HOD)
Guest lecture: Dr.Karthik Prabhakar, Consultant Endocrinologist

Objectives of CME
1.To know the effects of thyroid hormones on other systems
2.To know the effect of thyroid disease on other disease like diabetes mellitus, depression & dyslipidemia.

Take home message:
Early recognition of thyroid disease in other common diseases like diabetes & depression helps in improving the morbidity & mortality.

Vote of thanks – Dr.Byrareddy (Assoc Prof)
CME followed by high tea.