My mission is to tackle the epidemic of misdiagnosed B12 deficiency through education, prevention and advocacy globally.
- Raise awareness of B12 deficiency amongst all healthcare professionals and the general public.
- Promote early diagnosis and appropriate treatment to prevent neurological injury, fall related trauma, cognitive decline, mental illness, intellectual and/or physical disability and premature death.
- Educate society and medical professionals on the role B12 deficiency plays in all aspects of health.
- Enlist help from medical professionals, media and government agencies to expose misdiagnosis and eliminate the billions of wasted healthcare spending worldwide.
- Assist patients in obtaining appropriate treatment.
- Raise awareness of B12 treatment for victims of poisoning by products of combustion.
- Encourage collaboration of patient groups and build a support community.
- Campaign for screening for all symptomatic patients and all at risk groups.
- Continue campaigning for injectable B12 to be made available over the counter.
- Develop protocols for health care providers to improve their delivery of care.
- Promote further research in diagnosis and/or treatment of B12 deficiency
- …the medical and healthcare community to receive updated information on diagnosing and treating B12 deficiency.
- …all patients to be fully educated about their condition so they feel empowered to challenge incorrect management.
- …all patients to be treated as individuals so they may enjoy good health and full engagement in society.
- …access to injectable B12 to be made easily available in countries where currently it is restricted to prescription only.
Interested in working with me?
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