Category Archives: Alan B. Sanderson, MD

A Taste of My Own Medicine

A little taste of my own medicine helped me see how sweet my life really is. Continue reading

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Living the Sweet Life

Obesity, diabetes, and living the gospel. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Pounding the pavement in my neighborhood on Halloween night when I was a kid, going door to door on my quest for refined sugar, taught me some of my … Continue reading

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Musings of a Potemkin Villager

Why am I writing this blog? by Alan B. Sanderson, MD In 1787 AD, Catherine II, Empress of Russia, took a boating tour of Crimea, accompanied by foreign dignitaries. As the story goes, Grigory Potemkin, a Russian official, set up … Continue reading

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How to Stop Facebook from Taking Over Your Life, In 5 Easy Steps

Last year I worked on my social media presence; this year I’m working on my absence. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD A couple of years ago I wrote a brief post on a running blog about the steps I had … Continue reading

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Hymn of the Futon

A story of gratitude for an answered prayer by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Moving 1,000 miles away from home to attend medical school was an exciting experience for me and my little family. As I wrote in a previous post, … Continue reading

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The First Ever John M. Stang Award

by Alan Sanderson, MD Last week my lovely wife and I traveled to Columbus, Ohio, for the Internal Medicine residency graduation and awards ceremony at The Ohio State University, where the first ever John McNaugher Stang Award for Inspiring Internal … Continue reading

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Song for Evelyn

by Alan Sanderson, MD Last week I finished recording a song that I wrote for our baby Evelyn, whom I have written about in the last three posts. I thought that some of you might like to hear it: More … Continue reading

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Empathy and the Volkswagen Fox Effect

The trials we suffer in righteousness make us more empathetic to others. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I once had a girlfriend who drove an old Volkswagen Fox. Before I started spending so much time with her I had never … Continue reading

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Faith is a Shoe

Why would you try to run through life without it? by Alan B. Sanderson, MD A few weeks ago I wrote about the untimely death of my daughter Evelyn, and how my faith in God’s plan gave me a sense … Continue reading

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Embrace the Certainty

When the rubber hits the road for the Plan of Salvation in your life, the faith you will need should already be in place. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Last week I spent a whole day on the labor and … Continue reading

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