Raipur gets its first Apollo Diabetes Speciality Centre

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  • (1888PressRelease) February 25, 2015 - Apollo Sugar Clinics Ltd (ASCL), a subsidiary of Apollo Health & Lifestyle (AHLL), India's leading specialty clinic for diabetes unveiled its first centre at Shankar Nagar, Besides Kishore Mall in Raipur.

    Notable government officials- Shri Gauri Shankar Agrawal- Honorable Speaker of Chhattisgarh assembly, Shri Amar Agrawal- Honorable Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Medical Education, Commercial Tax and Urban Development, Chattisgarh, Shri Pramod Dubey- Honorable Mayor, Raipur graced the occasion with their presence.

    In line with concentrated efforts towards controlling the burgeoning diabetes epidemic - both globally and in India, Apollo Sugar offers easy access to an integrated diabetes care solution within a clinical infrastructure. Designed to provide the best standards of services and facilities for diabetes care, Apollo Sugar is equipped with highly trained, experienced and compassionate team of doctor and dieticians. The new clinic has an expanse of 3200 square feet and has advanced facilities which include Podia Scan, fundoscopy & Hormonal & Dexa Lab.

    Speaking on the occasion, Mr Gagan Bhalla, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Sugar said, "Apollo Sugar endeavours to equip common man with all that is required - information, diagnosis, care & holistic management - to fight this epidemic. Studies show that the average cost incurred by urban Indians in managing diabetes is approximately Rs 30,000 a year. This cost multiplies by about 10 to 18 times to approximately 5.4 lakhs owing to late diagnosis. Today more than 300 million people live with diabetes and no country - rich or poor - is immune from this devastating disease. With its latest cutting edge technology & unmatched levels of medical expertise, Apollo Sugar aims to serve 1 billion Indians in 5 years & help arrest the spread of diabetes related complications."

    Dr Raman Singh- Honorable Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh said, "The population of people with diabetes in India is very high and many patients are even unaware about their condition. The key to successfully living with a disorder like diabetes is regular monitoring, assessment and adherence to prescribed medications and lifestyle related modifications. Effective screening and treatment of diabetes is an important priority and Apollo Sugar is making constant efforts to ensure easy access to advanced treatments for diabetes management."

    About Apollo Sugar:
    Apollo Sugar is Apollo Hospital Group's flagship chain of speciality clinics & is committed solely to providing world class and affordable care for Diabetics in India. Apollo Sugar was launched nationally on September 30th 2014. It envisages to be a nationwide movement and the one that brings together the government, industry, doctors and consumers in joining hands in the crusade against Diabetes. Today, Apollo Sugar has brought in technological advancement by investing in the best-in-class equipment to cater to diagnosing all diabetic related complications. As an integral part of the Apollo Group that has a thirty years' legacy of progressing healthcare in India, Apollo Sugar makes unrelenting efforts to transform lives through treatment, empowerment and Tender Loving Care, a hallmark of the Group.

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