One of the great advantages of being a runner is that wherever you go, all you have to do is pack a pair of running shoes and the world is your oyster. During a recent visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I went out running on the local streets. It was
70-80% of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are managed in primary care in Australia. Patients managed in hospital based outpatients have the advantage of multi-disciplinary team care. They have dietitians, credentialled diabetes educator (CDE), physiotherapists and of course, the endocrinologist in the team. On the other hand, we, as
Most of you would have read about the recent study linking some medications used to treat blood pressure to the risk of lung cancer. This was published in the British Medical Journal last week. it was a bit of a surprise to some extent although once the dust settled, it wasn’t
Healthfocus apologise that we are closed on Tuesday, 30th Nov due to an unavoidable medical meeting. We will open as usual on Wednesday, 31st October. Please see how you can contact us when we are closed.
20th October 2018, Dr Chee L Khoo The diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS often strikes fear in young women or their mothers. They all worry about future infertility although there are more issues than that. Unfortunately, up until recently, there is confusion out there about the diagnosis and
“Trust me, I’m a doctor” is so universally accepted that we don’t even have to say it. Patients know that they can trust their doctors implicitly. What are we asking patients to trust us with though? The current debate or argument about the pros and cons of opt-in or opt-out with
Sorry guys. Practice closed from Monday 1st October to Sunday 7th October. Reopening on Monday 8th October. Off to Berlin for the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) annual scientific conference for one week. This is no golf holiday! Gruesome 13 hour day of lectures till Friday. Then
Nausea and vomiting affects up to 80% of pregnancies but severe nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy can affect up to 1% of pregnancy. Surprisingly, despite being a fairly common and debilitating condition, there are very few high quality and consistent studies looking at the efficacy and safety of the various