You inherit quite a few things from your parents. For example, you could have inherited long, thick hair from your mother. Or a pair of sparkling black eyes from you father. But along with this, there could be some unwelcome inheritance like blood pressure or cardiac history. But wait! Let this not worry you. A timely diagnosis and relevant treatment can certainly help you ﬁght these genetic diseases.
The first of its kind multidisciplinary Genetic Clinic arrives in Pune!
Every individual has a unique genetic makeup. Genetics plays a big part in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of non communicable diseases. However, a timely check up and appropriate treatment can help you keep any such disease under control. With a dedicated team of expert doctors and specialised medical assistants, we would help you stay disease- free, stress-free and smiling!
Almost 5-10% of Breast, Ovarian, Colon and other GI cancers are hereditary and cancer risks are passed on from eitherparent to the child. Several rare cancersyndromes are also described within families involving the kidney, brain, bone, soft tissue and thyroid.
The disorders with a genetic basis that need further counselling and testing are Familial Siezure disorders, Ataxias and Neurometabolic disorders.
The Genetic Clinic would deal with Steroid resistant nephritic syndrome, Paediatric onset of renal tumours, Atypical HUS and Polycystic renal disease.
This includes Familial arrhythmias and Cardiomyopathies. A hectic and stressful lifestyle, lack of exercise and absence ofa healthy diet could be inducive to heart disease. Therefore, it's always advisable to form a habit of regular checkups.
Besides helping women with their gynaecologicalproblems, this clinic would serve women with recurrent missed abortions and Infertility.
Monogenic Diabetes, Adrenal Hyperplasia andsuspected MEN type 1 and 2 could be tested here. Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism have a genetic basis.
Haematological diseases are disorders which primarily aﬀect the blood. Haematology includes the study of these disorders. These include Anaemia, Haemoglobinopathy, Thalassemias etc.
When it comes to genetic diseases, it is always advisable to believe in the basics like prevention is better than cure! So, visit us at the earliest and stay healthyand happy forever!
Timings: Wednesday 3 pm to 5 pm Venue: Basement OPD
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