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Integrative Clinic for Heart Health & Diabetes

Metabolic Syndrome

WHo is this for?

Anyone with a history of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, being overweight, a family history of heart disease or diabetes and/or wish to reduce their overall risk of developing heart disease or diabetes.

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. It holds a significant but preventable risk for major illnesses that cause 43% of deaths in Canada.

metabolic syndrome

If you have at least 3 out of 5 of the following, you likely have metabolic syndrome.

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Sugar

High Triglycerides

Low HDL (Good Cholesterol)

Waist circumference greater than 102cm for men or 88cm for women

Many Canadians Are at Risk

  • 64% of Canadians are overweight or obese
  • 36% of Canadians have elevated cholesterol
  • 25% of Canadians have elevated blood pressure
  • 16% of Canadians have pre-diabetes
  • 8% of Canadians have diabetes
  • 8% of Canadians have heart disease
  • Almost 50% of patients who have suffered a heart attack have normal cholesterol levels
What Sets Our Clinic Apart?
  • We have an integrative team of naturopathic doctors, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses
  • Strong emphasis on non-pharmaceutical, evidence-based strategies at reducing risk
  • Strong emphasis on education, with the help of easy-to-understand reports and information handouts
  • Standard cholesterol panels have limitations and can even miss hidden risk factors
  • Novel and comprehensive test panel beyond standard screening tests
  • Individualized treatment recommendations are important for producing significant and lasting results
  • Regular monitoring and follow-up visits to help keep you motivated and accountable

Costs

Initial Evaluation: $840
1 hour office visit for initial assessment and specialized workup including:
  • 30 minute consult with a Naturopathic Doctor
  • Past medical history
  • SpectraCell LPP Plus Panel (includes lipoprotein particle counts, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, Apo B-100, Apo A-1, Lp(a), hs-CRP, fasting insulin, and homocysteine)
  • Blood pressure, heart rate, abdominal circumference
  • Fasting glucose, hemoglobin A1C, vitamin D (25OHD), ferritin, calcium, albumin, vitamin B12
  • Body composition assessment (includes body weight, muscle mass, body fat percentage, visceral fat score, hydration score)
  • Option to add urine toxic and essential element profile ($180)
1 hour follow up visit to review results and develop an individualized treatment plan:
  • 45 minute consult with a Naturopathic Doctor
  • Dietary/nutritional recommendations
  • Lifestyle counselling
  • Exercise counselling
  • Nutritional supplementation
  • OPTIONAL:
  • Further monitoring, additional screening and referrals as required (ex. ECG, CAC, Cardiologist, Endocrinologist)
  • Intravenous therapies
Dr Tim Warwick

Health Practitioner

Dr. Tim Warwick is a Naturopathic Doctor with special interest and advanced training in cardiovascular and cardiometabolic support.

For his complete bio, have a look at our staff page.