THYROID WORKSHOP:BERHAMPUR POLICE

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THYROID WORKSHOP FOR BERHAMPUR DISTRICT POLICE BY DIABETES & ENDOCARE CLINIC

 

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Berhampur Dated 22nd May 2016: Diabetes & Endocare Clinic, Berhampur in association with IG Office, Southern range and Berhampur district police today has organised a workshop on thyroid disorders at IG office conference hall. Sri Amitabh Thakur, IG, Southern range was the chief guest with Sri Suresh Ghosh, Additional SP, southern range and Sri Ashok Mohanty, SDPO, Sadar as the guests of honour. Dr Sunil Kumar Kota, consultant endocrinologist from Diabetes and Endocare Clinic, participated as the chief speaker/ resource person.  Sri Amitabh Thakur inaugurated free thyroid blood testing campaign for police personnel and family members of the officers from IG office southern range, district police office and other police stations under Berhampur district police. Then additional SP Sri Suresh Ghosh presided over an interactive session on thyroid disorders.  Dr Sunil explained to the police personnel about causes, symptoms and treatment of various thyroid disorders.

 

Now 12%-15% of total Indian population are affected with Thyroid disorders. Earlier the cause was iodine deficiency, now these are predominantly due to autoimmune imbalance. These are seen 5 times more commonly in females. Hypothyroidism is a state associated with low thyroid hormone levels in the body. It presents with weight gain, body aches, dry skin, tiredness, hair fall, constipation, irregular menses, infertility and depression. Hyperthyoridism denotes high thyroid hormone levels in body and presents with weight loss, trembling of hands, palpitation, feeling of excess heat, sweating, repeated motions, redness of eyes. Sometimes a swelling in front of the neck can be there called as goiter. It can affect newborns, growing children with impaired mental, physical and sexual growth. Thyroid testing should ideally be done in all pregnant ladies to avoid complications, because it is found in around 22% of pregnant ladies. Treatment is in the form of tablets, radio iodine therapy, surgery etc depending on severity of the disorders. Dr Sunil emphasized upon the fact that timely treatment and periodic follow up with doctor prevents the complications. Later on the attendees engaged Dr Sunil in an interactive question and answer session. Total of around 180 police personnel got benefitted from the workshop.

 

Additionally Dr Sunil Kota revealed that free thyroid blood testing for general public (for around 400 people) will be conducted by Diabetes & Endocare Clinic at DPS, Brahmapur campus, Lanjipally road from 7 AM- 10 AM on 25th May, on the occasion of world thyroid day ie 25th May (Coming Wednesday). Dr Sunil Kota also informed the august gathering regarding his involvement as a faculty for ongoing training of 21 doctors across Odisha from various departments on thyroid disorders by means of a certificate course (CCMTD) under the aegis of Public Health Foundation of India. IG Sri Amitabh Thakur lauded the efforts by Dr Sunil to educate both doctors and general public and requested him to further carry on with his awareness activities for people from various sectors. Lastly Addl SP Sri Suresh Ghosh extended vote of thanks to the guests and concluded the session.

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