Bowel Preparation Poem

Tis the week before colonoscopy It’s time to pick up my meds and wipes Avoid iron pills, fiber, imodium, lomotil, plavix and warfarin.   Tis the day before colonoscopy It’s time for clear liquid diet for breakfast, lunch and dinner No milk, veggies, fruits, meat,...

The best way to prep for a colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is a procedure that utilizes a flexible tube with light and camera at the end to look at the inner lining of a person’s large intestine (colon). It can be used to diagnose and treat diseases of the colon. What is the best way to prepare for colonoscopy? 1....

My Colonoscopy is Tomorrow. What Should I Expect?

Colonoscopy is a procedure that utilizes a flexible tube with light and camera at the end (endoscope or colonoscope) to look at the inner lining of a person’s large intestine (colon) through a video monitor. Colonoscopy may be recommended for the following reasons:...

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease. It is different from Crohn’s disease, another form of inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative colitis only affects the colon whereas Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract, from the...