Doctors the world's oldest dies

Doctors the world's oldest dies

Athens : Greece | Apr 05, 2012 at 1:02 AM PDT
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Leila Denmark, who holds the record for the elderly physicians practicing in the world when 103 years old, has died in Athens (Greece), enjoying life 114 years old.

Leila Denmark became the first resident physician at Henrietta Egleston Children's Hospital in Atlanta (USA) when the hospital began operations in 1928 and was the first to examine patients here.

She began her doctor at home in 1931 and worked until retirement in 2001, when she was 103 years old. She was Guinness Book World Record awarded senior practitioner in the world and also the world's fourth-old at the time of her death.

Leila Denmark has such a high life thanks to her diet with less sugar, especially never eat birthday cake. Her drinks are mostly water.

On the anniversary of the 100th birthday, in 1998, she has refused to accept a birthday cake because it has too much sugar. At the birthday celebration three years later, she again refused to receive the bread and said he had not eaten any food that has sugar, natural fruit except, during 70 years.

Dr. James Hutcherson, her grandson, said: "You're passionate about medicine than any other profession. She also loved children, that's why I often volunteer her medical treatment for poor children. "

Over the years the medical profession, she released several books, including his "Advice to mothers from a pediatrician the most experienced in America", and received many awards for his contribution excellence in medicine in America.

According to USA Today, Fox News

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Doctors the world's oldest dies
Leila Denmark and one great-month-old girl in the 110-year-old birthday (Photo: AUGUSTA.COM)
Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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