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Dr. Oz Has Colon Polyp (Pre-Cancerous Growth) Found During Routine Colonoscopy–He Follows His Own Advice and Is A Good Rol

Posted Sep 05 2010 2:09pm 1 Comment

I talk a lot about our serious lack of role models today, not only in healthcare but in image other areas of government and Dr. Oz certainly stands to defy what we get a daily dose of with the usual attitude and paradigm of “its for those guys over there’. 

He just recently turned 50 and went in for the suggested colonoscopy upon reaching that age. On September 7th, he’s slated to discuss more on his show.  He has a way with utilizing television and other medias to get his message across and sometimes it involved humor and is extremely funny, but we get the message. 

So much of what we hear is critical and judgmental like this post below to where those who are making such statements are actually the pots calling the kettle black as we never hear about how they value healthcare technology and nothing about their own experiences, but that’s the world of self righteous politics where they have not learned how to share yet, just pass judgment on others.  Stuff like this in the news does little to help others and just continues to show what a bunch of non participants we have in Washington when it comes to healthcare technology too.

HHS National Plan to Improve Health Literacy – Not Going To Happen Until We Focus on Using Technology (The Tool for Literacy) Which Includes Role Models at HHS And Other Places in Government

those guys

This is pretty typical of what we hear and see in the news with this Congressman being a prime example of thinking that his radio show was so important he couldn’t even listen to what the rest of the world is saying about cell phone uses and gets pulled over while on a live radio show – big non participant and a real dog for a role model for sure. 

US Congressional Representative Gets Pulled Over for Using a Cell Phone While Driving And Was Live on the Air Doing Radio Interview

One of my favorite segments he covered was on the Oprah show with image regenerative medicine where he walks us through Wake Forest and shows all what is going on there, and even to his own amazement he was astonished at how far this technology has come with people walking around with bladders grown in dishes from their own stem cells. 

This was great that Dr. Oz is taking the time out to share as he does everything right and he still was hit with the polyp, so it goes to show that nobody is exempt when it comes to healthcare and screening and again, hats off for taking the time to share, he gets social medial by all means, and too bad few in government get it. 

You can read and view more information at Dr. Oz’s Blog.   He stated it was an unexpected awakening and by sharing it’s a wake up call for all.  BD 

Dr. Mehmet Oz has always been outspoken about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. So when the TV host, who boasts that he "always" takes his own advice, went in for a routine colonoscopy after his 50th birthday this year, he never imagined he'd have anything to worry about.

But during the examination, his doctor found an adenomatous polyp, or precancerous growth, inside his intestine, which if left behind, could have likely become colon cancer.
"This was a shakeup for me," Oz tells PEOPLE. "I have done everything right. I don't have any family history, and yet I'm high risk now."

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 Dr. Oz,

I had three large polyps taken from my colon:

Cecum Sessile polyp (211.3)

Descending colon (211.3)

Rectum (211.4)

A clip had to be placed in the Cecum after removal, they told me to come back in six months, in the meantime I had a CS and it showed  Several Loops of Jejumum which exhibit wall thickening.

I live in MA, I have Medicare and Mass Health, Ma Health keeps denying the Doctor for a pill cam he wants me to have so he can get a look at my small intestine where he found it.  I have been sick with constipation about a year and a half, when I move my bowels at time I also throw up.

He has put off taking out my pin which was sceduled for 6 months it is now 10 months he has put it off because he wants to do both the pill cam and colonoscopy at around the same time.  Is it dangerous to live this pin in so long.  Thank you so much if you could answer this question for me because I am getting nowhere.  I am going on 65 years old.

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