🧫 Mucormycosis: A symptom of everything that’s ailing our Healthcare System 🏨

💊 Rampant use of high doses of steroids is leading to uncontrolled blood sugar levels in many patients, suppressing their immune system, and encouraging this fungus called mucor to grow unchecked!

🤔 But is steroid overuse really the root cause?

🙈 Why should there be rampant use of high doses of steroids, with no monitoring of blood sugar levels?

🥵 Some of it may be attributable to the panicked patients and overworked doctors. However, there are deeper underlying causes why patients and doctors have been so deeply affected by this malady.

I see three causes:

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🩺 Family Practice in the Next Decade: Leading from the Front! 💪🏽

Last month I got the opportunity to address a virtual gathering of Family Physicians, and share my predictions for the coming decade! 🤔

I believe that Family Physicians will be trusted and valued much more, as we continue to provide humane, personalised care, using appropriate technology and the Art of Medicine! 🤗👀

*Watch the session here:* https://youtu.be/B0Vcra10ezA (25 min, English)

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