‘How I Interpret Lab Tests’

Dr. Rishi Verma, MDIntegrative Medicine, Personalized Medicine, Preventative Medicine

The most valuable attribute that sets the medical doctor apart from other practitioners is their ability to interpret lab tests. Let’s face it – there are many practitioners who can offer high quality advice on nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, and other lifestyle factors. The unique ability of the medical doctor to order relevant labs and put them in context with … Read More

Dr. Verma’s six proposed changes to Canadian health care

Dr. Rishi Verma, MDDigital Medicine Revolution, Featured, Preventative Medicine, Public Health

I am writing this blog to pay homage to Dr. Danielle Martin. She is a Canadian physician, health care administrator, and associate professor at the University of Toronto. She recently wrote a book titled ‘Better Now – Six big ideas to improve health care for all Canadians’ The book has been discussed on CBC, The Toronto Star, and other independent … Read More

Movember

Dr. Rishi Verma, MDCancer, Preventative Medicine

In 2004, a group of 30 men in Melbourne, Australia organized an event to raise funds for prostate cancer research. They grew their best Tom Selleck moustache for the entire month to pay tribute to this important medical issue. Little did they know that their well-intentioned small event would balloon into a multi-million dollar corporate fund raising giant. How relevant … Read More