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Retirement Anxieties for Doctors

Upon reaching career twilight, doctors are faced with tough questions: Would they retire and live a scaled down life? Or would they continue to serve in the profession they have so loved until death do them part? Related terms:related studies of retirement anxietiesbernard virshup mdthesis of retirement anxietiesmedicine retirement sense of worth anxietydoctor retirementhow to […]

Securing Your Retirement Years

The thought of retirement excites. No more rounds, no more clinics, no more erratic working hours, and no more emergency calls. Now you have all the time to go to places you might have missed during your working years. Trekking on some exotic places, dancing all night long with the spouse, and waking up late […]

When the Time to Retire is Not Yet Right?

A resounding NO! comes from Dr. Milagros de Lara when asked if she’s already on the road to retirement. Dr. de Lara—an adult cardiologist, hospital administrator and president of the Board of Trustees of the Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Bocaue, Bulacan—says that while some of her medicine school classmates are already on their way […]

Model of Discipline

Bi’ve been tortured by this,” Says Antonio Garcia, a 78-year-old retired refrigeration specialist for the air force and navy, who has been living with diabetes for more than half his life. The illness is irreversible and he is aware of that. Having diabetes means a tough lifetime adjustment of lifestyle and expenses. Related terms:diabetes philippines […]

A Love Affair with Diabetes

For Antonio and Aurora Retizos, their affair with diabetes started about two decades ago. From then on, the couple, both 69 years old and both type 2 diabetics, have been constantly watching each other’s health to avoid the unwanted complications of the disease. Both Daddy Tony and Mommy Au, as they are fondly called by […]

Entering the Twilight Zone

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity of meeting a long lost friend. He is already in his mid-40s.”I am now married,” he told me. “I have two children and one is going to graduate next year. I feel very old now.” On the contrary, my father is in his late 60s now. But he never […]

At War with Diabetes

This former military officer shows that with the right attitude and perseverance, beating down diabetes is no mission impossible. For someone who has been in the service for several decades, retired sergeant Manolo Gamboa, 64, bears the mark of many battles. Related terms:general romeo gatanallaboutdiabetes net – retired sergeant manolo gamboa 64how to know if […]

Getting Younger

Getting younger—that phrase has reaped me so many smiles over the last few years. Somehow, it makes reality seem easier to accept. Nobody wants to grow old because accepting it may open the flood gates of aches and pains that come with age. Related terms:diabetes training Far Easthern Universitydr william chua contributionsMarcelo D Cruz Jrnot […]

Elderly Docs & Clinical Practice

In life, they say that with age comes wisdom. And just like with wine, it gets better with age. For love, however, they say that age doesn’t matter. Do the same principles apply with doctors and medical practice? Related terms:average age medical student in the philippinesaverage age of retirement of doctors in the philippinesmy clinical […]

Dr. Fe Del Mundo: Grand Dame of Philippine Pediatrics

She is the epitome of non ceasing passion, unwavering commitment, unequalled service and unparalleled patriotism. At almost 97, Dr. Fe del Mundo remains the ever-dedicated pediatrician and selfless humanitarian that she has been in the past decades. Related terms:bernardo del mundofe del mundo biographydr del mundo pedia opthalmologistdr fe del mundo biographypediatrician in the philippinesresume […]