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FDA Approves “PillCam” That You Swallow For Colonoscopy Procedures by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 05 Feb 2014 1:24am It’ been a long wait in the US as the PillCam has been approved for use in other countries for a number of years.  You swallow it and the imaging begins.  Of course it remains in your body for a while and then it takes the normal way out via the colon.  The PillCam costs $500.00 and is a lot less expensive than a regular colonoscopy.  Ini ... Read on »
Risks of Colonoscopy Procedures by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 5:20am < p>It’s indisputable that colonoscopy screening procedures save lives. If detected early, abnormal cells can be removed before they even become cancerous, with small to no chance of a reoccurrence. Yet, in the later stages of , the five-year survival rates can drop to as low as 7% if left unchecked. But, recent research has prompted concer ... Read on »
Dave Barry’s Colonoscopy Journal by Kim Wolinski, MSW "Dr. DeClutter" Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 10:30pm If you’re reading this Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 9:30 a.m., I’m in the Longmont United Hospital starting my colonoscopy. I’m sure I could write up something creative about getting organized for one; not getting stressed over it, etc., but, Dave Barry does such a better job – I’ll just let him tell you about it! Dave Barry’s Colonoscopy Jou ... Read on »
Colonoscopy: A Menopause Goddess Goes From Sissy to Serene by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Feb 2010 4:53pm All last week I was suffering from PCSD. That’s Pre Colonoscopy Stress Disorder. It’s recommended that at age 50 all of us get a colonoscopy , to screen for colon cancer. In the abstract, it seems like a no brainer. Get checked out and either get a clean bill of health or catch disease early so it can be treated. End of story. But ... Read on »
Colonoscopy journal by Momgoingcrazy Posted Mon 28 Sep 2009 12:00am Tomorrow I will be doing the prep for my colonoscopy. I'm guessing it will be a rather poopy day! In honor of this event, I thought I would post this journel. It is too funny!.... Dave Barry's colonoscopy journal I called my friend Andy Sable, a gastroenterologist, to make an appointment for a colonoscopy. A few days later, in his offi ... Read on »
The Colonoscopy, One Man’s Perpsective by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 7:02am Both pre and post transplant patients must have colonoscopies as part of their physical examination,  It is a requirement and there’s no avoiding the procedure.  Actually the colonoscopy itself is no big deal because you are sedated when it takes place but the prep…the prep for the event is a major traumatic experience from which few ... Read on »
Lack of Sleep May Raise Colon Cancer Risk by A4M Posted Tue 01 Mar 2011 9:39pm Posted on 2011-03-01 06:00:00 in Cancer | Sleep | Short duration and poor quality of sleep have been shown by previous studies to increase an individual’s risks of obesity, cardiovascular disease, dia ... Read on »
I Had the Colonoscopy... by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 2:04pm Due to my history of intestinal infections and other health issues, my decided to further investigate the condition of my intestines. In July, I had a procedure done called an Upper GI Endoscopy. The purpose of this procedure is to investigate the upper portion of the intestines (the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum). Prior to the procedu ... Read on »
Johnson and Johnson Wants to Replace Anesthesiologists With Robots for Low Risk Procedures Such As Colonoscopies–Getting C by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 12:00am Johnson and Johnson is about become one of the “evil” companies with the new device to replace anesthesiologists and you know what, their savings don’t amount to beans as far as the over all picture of what is spent on healthcare.  Back in 2008 I wrote about the McSleepy machine in Canada but it was attached to a cell phone for an anesthesiolog ... Read on »
Have You Had Your Colonoscopy Yet? –A Ludicrous Colonoscopy Rule and the ACA by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Mon 14 Oct 2013 12:00am “An ounce of prevention” we all know is good medicine. An example is colonoscopy. It was time for mine so after some lengthy procrastination I called and set up an appointment which I soon found a perfectly good reason to postpone for a few weeks. A common occurrence. The government wants me (and you) to not procrastinate, at least not ... Read on »