This series of short videos is to give an overview about thyroid disease.
About Dr. Prakasam:
Gnanagurudasan Prakasam MD MRCP MHA, or Dr. "P" is the founder and President of our center. He is board certified in Pediatrics from India, United Kingdom and the US and also board certified in American Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinology. In addition he has a Masters in Health Administration from University of Southern California. Dr. Prakasam has distinguished medical education from all over the world. Along with practicing medicine, he is very involved in research in finding a cure for diabetes, type 2 diabetes in children, diabetes technologies and also in growth related hormones.
He has been invited to speak all over the world. He is also the Director of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Children's Center at Sutter Medical Center, Past President of Northern California Chapter of American Diabetes Association and a current board member of American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association.
He has been actively involved in many social projects locally, regionally and globally. His areas of interest involves telemedicine, e-health, global health care delivery, pediatric diabetes, growth disorders, growth hormone deficiency, puberty, hormonal imbalances especially related to adrenal gland and pituitary gland, thyroid disease and mineral disorders.
He has been an invited speaker both nationally and internationally with active participation in cutting edge research in endocrinology and diabetes
He also runs one of the biggest physician run support groups for diabetes and has a passion in enabling children and families to connect and be a part of this family to help each other.