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The road to hell can be paved with good intentions…

The practice of medicine gives you an unparalleled opportunity to look like a goose. Of course the opposite is also true: some days bring an impressive diagnosis or even a simple procedure that saves a patient’s life and enables you … Continue reading

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Medical liaisons Part 1 – Chopper Reid with a perm

I have never been particularly successful in attracting members of the opposite sex. There is some kind of sign on me – God knows I’ve tried to find it  – that firmly states “shoulder to cry on”, “safe friend” or … Continue reading

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Diabetes… plane and simple – Part 2

Be sure to read Part 1 first. Exhausted, and suffering severe heat stroke, I clambered on to the plane and after stuffing the three jumpers, two coats and majority of t-shirts into the overhead locker I collapsed into my seat, … Continue reading

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Diabetes… plane and simple – Part 1

As a medical student, and even into my first year as a doctor, I often pondered whether I made the correct decision in entering medical school and giving up six years of my life studying. Would it be worth it? … Continue reading

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The beginning…

“They just don’t teach you how to deal with this kind of thing in Medical School” I mused, as my sweet 86 year old patient lying in the Emergency Department opened her legs and asked me to sleep with her. … Continue reading

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