Cerebral, Etc.: The Guardian Does a Feature Quoting Owen Muir, M.D.
The fall out of Cerebral’s ADHD for Most strategy has been stimulant shortages for all… why that was never going to work
We only make a limited amount of stimulant medication by law. The DEA. It enforces.
I’ve written about this topic, other people have written about this topic. This week, the best reporting that I’ve yet seen features your truly as a source. I think this is some really nice in-depth work, and so I’m just sharing that with you right now:
It’s easy to forget the impact of these venture capital spectacular, disasters on doctors and patients. In this case, there isn’t enough ADHD medicine to go around, which is a big problem if you’ve got ADHD, or treat that condition.
It’s also easy to forget the kind of risk factor ADHD can be for completed suicide, and this is not trivial for veterans especially. I cover that topic in this podcast also out this week:
in his Healthcare Mazepodcast. Jerry Ashton of Let’s Rethink This, Doug McKee speaking as a nurse anesthesiologist, Dr. Owen Muir of First-Tracks Health and Mike Schmidt Ensemble Ventures discuss their unique approaches to reducing and ending the alarming rate of veteran suicide – now averaging 44 per day. Forty-four per day! Listen Here."