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Proper Bowel Prep Key to Effective Colon Cancer Screening: Study by HealthFinder Posted Wed 15 Jun 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Inadequate cleansing results in high miss rate, researchers say. WEDNESDAY, June 15 ... Read on »
Bowel preparation. by Shireen Hand Posted Fri 04 Jan 2013 3:00am Image courtesy of http://www.millersurgery.co.uk/procedures/bowel-surgery/ I mentioned in my post the other day about having to go on a special "Bowel Preparation" diet 3 days before my surgery but didn't go in to too much detail. I've been reading through the booklet the hospital gave me and it states that I may have been put ... Read on »
Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Jamee .. Posted Mon 10 Feb 2014 6:00pm Unfortunately I am scheduled for a repeat colonoscopy & EGD tomorrow which means I get the pleasure of attempting to survive completing a bowel prep.  This will be my 4th (and unfortunately not my last) time having to endure such torture.  So I thought I would share my wisdom that I have acquired over the years with you wonderful readers (after ... Read on »
Comment on Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Chronic Illness Survival Kits - Items to Make Life with Illness a Little More Comfortable by Jamee .. Posted Sat 10 Nov 2012 5:12pm [...] Bowel Prep Survival Kit – If you ever had to prepare for a colonoscopy, you may want to check out this post! Because [...] Read on »
Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Jamee .. Posted Tue 13 Apr 2010 6:29pm Catchy title huh? As I have previously stated, I am scheduled for a repeat colonoscopy & EGD on Thursday which means I get the pleasure of attempting to survive completing a bowel prep.  This will be my 3rd (and unfortunately not my last) time having to endure such torture.  So I thought I would share my wisdom that I have acquired over the ye ... Read on »
Comment on Bowel Prep Survival Kit by ProBlogger 7 link Challenge - A New Kind of Normal by Jamee .. Posted Thu 14 Mar 2013 6:33pm [...] help others with chronic illness in some of the challenges we face which was a post on creating a Bowel Prep Survival Kit.  These were things that I had wish I would known before having my first colonoscopy [...] Read on »
Comment on Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Katherine by Jamee .. Posted Tue 22 Jan 2013 9:31am Banana pops! How do you make those? Do you just freeze bananas? Read on »
Comment on Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Jamee by Jamee .. Posted Tue 22 Jan 2013 2:17pm I bought them at the supermarket! I think I just bought the store brand (around here it is Ingles). They are pretty good! Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
FDA Approves Evolution Colonic Stent To Relieve Pain and Assist With Obstructions Prior to Colectomy Procedures by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 09 Jul 2012 2:20pm The stent is said to potentially eliminate multiple procedures and if you are familiar with Cook Medical they make quite a few stents for use in treating PAD and pulmonary areas so we have a stent for another part of the body.  The mechanism makes it easier to place and retract the stent and can provide relief to those with colon cancer with reli ... Read on »