Narcolepsy 360: Dr. Indra Narang


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Dr. Indra Narang is the Director of Sleep Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children, in Toronto, Canada. She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Narang specializes in many sleep disorders including pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and narcolepsy. She established the first pediatric narcolepsy clinic in Toronto which is now a large multi-disciplinary team effort.

In this episode, Dr. Narang talks about her journey into pediatric sleep medicine. She shares what new medicines she is interested in and how it will affect children with narcolepsy’s symptom management. She also shares her current research focuses on the impact of narcolepsy on mental health in children and their families. Dr. Narang is qualitatively exploring the symptoms of narcolepsy on the quality of life and functioning in adolescents.

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