Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Case Study #2

In another case, I wonder why, in this day and age, a man dies from renal failure due to complications of diabetes?

There are still cases in which men and women lose limbs to diabetes. Yet, surely, it can be flagged, monitored, prevented?

By the time we began supplying him with Meals on Wheels, he had lost a leg. This fine man, a contractor with an excellent business. He has been active and worked outside in rain, snow, sleet and hail in Muskoka weather.

It broke our hearts when things deteriorated enough that he ended up back in hospital. Shortly after this, he had renal failure and passed away. When we visited the cemetery this fall, to look for a plot for my parents, we spotted his there. May he rest in peace.

Public Guardian and Trustee Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.51

1 Aug 2007 ... (2) If the Public Guardian and Trustee is unable to act because of absence or illness, the deputy who was appointed first shall act in his

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