Mumbai gets its first set of Apollo Sugar Clinics – an innovative, single specialty format for integrated and proven diabetes care

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Apollo Sugar opens its first four centers in Mumbai

Mumbai, 7th October, 2015: Apollo Sugar Clinics Ltd (ASCL), an innovative, single specialty diabetes and endocrine healthcare service provider announced its entry into Mumbai with the opening of 4 neighborhood care delivery centers in Vile Parle, Kandivili, Chembur and Tardeo. The launch event was hosted by Ms. Sangita Reddy, Chairperson, Apollo Sugar Clinics Ltd. and Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., and Mr. Gagan Bhalla, Chief Executive Officer, Apollo Sugar Clinics, and graced by Dr. Shailesh Ayyangar, Managing Director, India & Vice President, South Asia – Sanofi, Dr. Shashank Joshi, President, Indian Academy of Diabetes and Practicing Endocrinologist and Dr Sanjiv Shah, Board Member, Indian Academy of Diabetes & Indian Medical Association and Lead Consultant, Apollo Sugar Clinics Mumbai.

Designed to provide the best standards of services and facilities for diabetes care, Apollo Sugar is equipped with a highly trained, experienced and compassionate team of doctors and multi-disciplinary care team members including specialized dieticians, educators, and diabetes trained nurses. Apollo Sugar aims at bringing world class diabetic care to the doorsteps of Mumbai citizens using a comprehensive, evidence based care approach. It is a one stop shop that offers high quality end to end comprehensive care across clinical and lifestyle aspects of managing diabetes. Each neighborhood clinic ranges from 750 – 1000 sq ft and the larger formats providing advanced care have an expanse of 2000-4000 sq ft. The new centers offer access to Apollo’s world class clinical infrastructure, diagnostics, access to lifestyle management and patient support programs through the use of advanced technology among many other associated services.

Commenting at the launch, Sangita Reddy, Chairperson, Apollo Sugar and Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals said “Apollo Sugar has benchmarked global best practices in quality healthcare delivery with stringent alignment to approved standards and protocols. With the increasing burden of diabetes in our society, we need to act quickly. Apollo Sugar has therefore set foot in Mumbai to offer patients advanced care and counseling for diabetes. We aim to have many more centers spread across more neighborhoods in Mumbai to ensure proximity of people with diabetes, to world class care.”

Speaking on the occasion, Gagan Bhalla, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Sugar said, “We believe proven, world-class care for diabetes needs to be accessible to Mumbaikars in their neighborhood given how difficult travel can be across Mumbai. Apollo Sugar with the launch of its four new centers in the city of Mumbai endeavors to deliver end-to-end diabetes care through its holistic diabetes and lifestyle management programmes. Built on the 30 year legacy of Apollo, Apollo Sugar Clinics aim to help Mumbaikars live a disease free diabetes lifestyle. We promise to hand-hold Mumbaikars in managing their Diabetes by delivering proven and internationally acclaimed standards of care at affordable price points, thus helping improve their quality of life by preventing and reducing complications.”

Dr. Shailesh Ayyangar, Vice -President – South Asia, Sanofi said, “Sanofi has a heritage of nearly 100 years in developing treatments for diabetes, and understands the impact of integrated diabetes management and innovative care models can have for, patients with diabetes. Through Apollo Sugar Clinics, both Apollo Hospitals and Sanofi India are working towards a common endeavor of improving integrated diabetes care and infrastructure in India.”

Through this launch, Apollo Sugar delivers on its promise to create newer ways to deliver high quality diabetes healthcare, through enhanced service delivery models, which will benefit the entire health eco-system including its physicians & patients.

About Apollo Sugar:

Apollo Sugar, Apollo Hospital Group’s flagship chain of innovative single speciality clinics in collaboration with Sanofi, is committed solely to providing world class care for diabetics in India. Apollo Sugar was formally announced on September 30th 2014, by the group. It envisages to be a nationwide movement and 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 and better managing diabetes and 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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