Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disorders related to insulin driven disturbances in endocrinal, immunological, cardiovascular and other systems, resulting in diseases such as obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, lipid abnormalities, coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease etc. Polycystic ovaries (PCOD), severe acne, psoriasis, dandruff, hirsutism, baldness, sleep apnoea, degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, thyroid disorders, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, autoimmune diseases, certain cancers etc., are all being increasingly linked to metabolic abnormalities, food, life style and changes in gut microbiome.

Therefore, dietary modifications can play a very vital role in the prevention and management of all these disorders, that are increasing in incidence and among younger population.

Evaluation of patients at Spandana Centre for Metabolic Medicine, therefore, considers all these possibilities and involves relevant clinical examination, followed by investigations such as blood tests and ultra sound scanning.