This is about Spandana Centre for Metabolic Medicine, Light House Condominium, Light House Hill Road, Mangaluru – 575001, Karnataka, India, the centre for managing metabolic syndrome related disorders.

Human body is THE BEST system ever designed by nature. We ought to save this treasure for long years without willfully damaging it. But in recent years, diseases like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, coronary artery disease, certain cancers, degenerative neurological diseases, autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis, severe acne, psoriasis, vitiligo, PCOS and many others are increasing in epidemic proportions world over. Recent research provides enough proof for the fact that these ‘Diseases of Civilization’ are caused by the way we live and the foods we eat, the insults we repeatedly thrust on our body. Not only are these preventable, but also correctable if only we change our habits.

Many of these diseases are grouped together as Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolism is the process by which our body utilizes and assimilates energy. The internal environment of our body is so well designed that it is extremely well controlled and capable of responding to any challenges from the external environment in which we live. But our food and life style can put this well controlled system out of gear and the result is the Metabolic Syndrome.

Spandana Centre for Metabolic Medicine brings to you the state-of-science facilities for assessing the Metabolic Derangements in your body and provides a Complete Lifestyle and Food Guide to overcome the problems if any and prevent any in the future. This Total and Natural Way to Attain Health will transform the way you look at yourself, making you the manager of your health. Healthy Weight Loss will just be an added benefit!

Dr Bevinje Srinivas Kakkilaya, MD has been practicing as  Consultant Physician in Mangaluru, Karnataka, since 1992, with special interest in metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes mellitus etc., and has always been involved in issues of public health. He has been a co-investigator for research on malaria, with the Penn State College of Medicine, USA and ID FISH, California, USA. He is the Chief Editor of Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences []. He has been a columnist on issues of public health. The anthology of these writings, titled ‘Arogya Ashaya’ and his book in Kannada, ‘Flu Endu Hedaruvireke’ have been awarded for best medical literature. ‘Corona Hedaradirona’, co-authored with Dr Balasaraswathy, was released on Aug 15, 2020 and is well received. [More about Dr. Srinivas Kakkilaya at]

Dr. Balasaraswathy, DVD, DNB has been practicing as a Consultant in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy at Mangalore since 1996. After her MBBS from Karnatak Medical College, Hubli in 1992, she obtained Diploma in Dermatology and Venereology (D.V.D.) with distinction from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore in 1996 and DNB in Dermatolgy from PSG Inst. of Med. Sc. & Research, Coimbatore in 2000. She is a pioneer in evaluation of dermatological disorders in relation to metabolic syndrome and their management with dietary interventions. Her work on sun light in south India is well acclaimed. She has regularly contributed articles on skin disorders and skin care to leading dailies and has been speaker/panelist on several conferences/CMEs on dermatology, cosmetology and photo dermatology.