Dr Niel du Plooy

is a friendly and passionate Specialist Physician
based in Cape Town, who loves senior patients and
mysteries. He is intrigued by data science and machine
learning and how they are utilized in clinical medicine.

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CONDITIONS

Dr Niel du Plooy has a keen interest in diabetes and obesity, which he calls diabesity. He specialises in treating the following:

Diabetes

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Obesity

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HYPERTENSION

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Dyslipidaemia

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Endocrine disorders

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"Cure sometimes, treat often, and comfort always."

HIPPOCRATES

diabesity noun

di·​a·​be·​si·​ty

Medical Definition of diabesity
: obesity associated with diabetes : the state of being very overweight or obese and of having type 2 diabetes or one of the conditions (such as insulin resistance) that precedes it

Hectic work schedules, stress, cheap and easy fast food and sedentary lifestyles glued to the television set are some reasons why people fall into the trap of "diabesity."
— Meena Murthy, The Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, New Jersey), 15 Nov. 2011

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