DOCTOR BE A HUMANITARIAN"
I have been a
patient in the medical system since January 2000. I have seen
lab tech's to primary's to the biggest of specialist's. Along
the way I noticed that these people have become immuned to
their job's. Patient's do not have a name only a file.Realistically
I understand the daily pressure of their duties. I mean afterall,
we all have our own problem's and then to show compassion
for others is a great task.They are handling millions of patient's,
but we only have one doctor.
Is it possible
for the people in the medical profession to treat their patient's
as if they were treating their own family memeber's? I do
not think that this is an impossible task. I have noticed
in offices and in hospital's such coldness ecspecially towards
the elderly, that it makes me so sad. I mean these people
are someone's mother and father. For those who are very ill,
sometime's we need a kind word or gesture just to make us
not feel like we are not going it alone and for those who
entrust their doctor's this goes along way.
On a positive
note I was fortunate enough to find a doctor who not only
treats the illness but the patient. I swear if it were not
for this one particular doctor, my illness would have been
much harder. His name is Dr. Joe Greer. I call him Joe my
friend and my saviour.This man takes such pride in his chosen
profession and show's great passion for what he does.He is
not a primary but a specialist.He actually takes time and
get's on the phone when you need him and really is genuinely
concerned. Aside from God and my new found inner strength,
this wonderful human being has shown me that we are not just
a file, but we are people who feel ill and need support on
a human basis from our doctor's.
I am not a writer
but i wanted to share this with people who feel somewhat neglected
by their doctor's. These doctors' that I call a gift from
God are out there and please do not give up hope in findng
one.They have not all got lost in the system, some actually
remember why they chose to be a doctor in the first place.
Their is someone
for everyone and that goes for doctor/patient relationship's
Angela J. Mouro
Article Written by a Friend of Angela's
A REAL LIFE DRAGON SLAYER
Let's start by
saying a few word's about Angela. Angela was diagnosed with
Hepatitis-C in January of 2000. She was treated by Dr. Eugene
Schiff ( a very well known hepatologist) University of Miami.
She began treating in July of 2000 went thru treatment for
48 weeks and has been clear of the virus ever since. She happens
to lend hope to all those with genotype 1a, a genotype in
which doctor's and studies claim to be the hardest to treat.
Angela has written
many articles on many area's of the disease itself and has
taken us on a very personal journey of how the disease and
treatment has affected her. She has spoke publically to those
who have Hepatitis-C and their loved one's. She also has been
very active in many online chat's and has helped people whom
she never met. She gave her time and experience to all those
that have emailed her from all over the country.
She was a small
business owner, she has lost her business since and is now
counseling for Hep-C Alert ( a non profit- organization based
in South Florida). She specializes in Hep-C and HIV/AIDS.
She does not hold a degree for counseling but has attended
U of HK (university of hard knocks).
experience like many has been horrifying. The physical and
mental changes she has endured is what she say's to be an
undescribable wake up call. One day Angela will be well known
as an activist for this cause. I along with many have already
been touched and moved by this incredible woman. You will
feel blessed when meeting or talking with her. She is a best
kept secret for those who have not had the pleasure of hearing
her spread hope to those who feel hopeless.
Angela could be
reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
and or email@example.com.
I have come in
contact with many people who care for this illness but there
is something very unique about Angela and when and if you
meet her, I am sure you will agree.
A Personal Friend
Of The Real Life Dragon Slayer
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