Dr Heloise Avenant, MB ChB, Clinician
Heloise is managing director of Blueprint Health & Benefit. The company focuses on personalised prevention and health management solutions for diseases of lifestyle to support a growing number of individuals and businesses that realise the efficacy of preventive care. Heloise has been in private practice for more than 20 years following graduation from the University of Stellenbosch, obtaining a B Sc -biochemistry (cum laude) and MB ChB. She is registered with the HPCSA (MP 039 5064) and became a licentiate of the medical college of Canada while spending six years in Canada. Heloise serves as a clinical advisor to Gknowmix genetic medical services and clinical consultant to dietetic practices. Her vision is to build a global network of participating clinicians who expressed an interest to apply the BluePrint model in their countries.
Areas of Expertise:
- Applied nutrigenetics and personalised health maintenance with a focus on individual health risks;
- integrated interventions to maintain not only health and wellness, but also to optimise the management of chronic diseases related to lifestyle and its impact on inherited risk;
- health coaching and supportive guidance (following the solution focused approach) to individuals both in the corporate and private health care settings;
- Research into the relationship between health and productivity lead to the conception of the first validated instrument based on the South African disease burden.
Heloise lives her passions as an example to her clients demonstrating that life is there to live, seizing opportunities and taking control of those parts of life that one can influence. She has her roots in the soil of the Northern Cape, enjoying the wide open spaces and the smell of the soil after a thunderstorm. Shy enjoys being physically active in the outdoors, hiking with her family or doing X-country running as part of her fitness programme.
For more information please visit http://www.blueprinthealth.com