THE CARDIO METABOLIC CLINIC AT APOLLO CVHF
About the Cardio Metabolic Clinic
Obesity and the underlying metabolic syndrome are the strongest drivers for future Type2 Diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
The metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that affects about 23 percent of adults and places them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, peripheral vascular and is a leading cause of morbidity and premature mortality worldwide.
The median BMI of South and East Asians with T2DM is only 24-26 kg/m2, compared with ~34 kg/m2 among Americans. Accordingly, India’s diabetes burden is staggering, with >69 million people afflicted, second only to China. India is predicted to experience the greatest increase in diabetes incidence of any nation between now and 2030 and consequently CVD.
Prevention is better than cure; hence we encourage you to take charge of your health today and avail of our expertise.
Who can be seen at the Cardiometabolic Clinic?
The Metabolic Clinic at Apollo CVHF is a multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, endocrinologists, diabetologists and dietitians to provide comprehensive care for:
- Obesity, and overweight
- Diabetes and Pre-diabetes
- Blood pressure
- Cholesterol problems
- Uncontrolled Blood pressure
- Heart Failure
- Premature heart attack, stroke or diabetes (at an early age)
- Fatty Liver
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Obstructive sleep apnoea
- Coronary heart disease
- Sports nutrition counselling and fitness (Vo2Max testing)
- Cardiac Nutrition counselling
Our services include
- Laboratory testing
- Weight management program
- Nutrition Counseling
- Doctor and Specialist consultation
- Body composition analysis (body fat analysis)
- 2 D Echo and ECG
- Sleep Study
- Sonography of abdomen
- CT coronary scan