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It is not every day that one can shout to the world that they have had a colonoscopy.  Today I can join that quiet throng.  661 more words


Review - Luxe Bidet Neo 185

“I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. 360 more words

Ulcerative Colitis

The colonoscopy that wasn't

Regular readers will know I am a Crohns-y, which is to say, I have Crohn’s disease. If you are unfamiliar with it, essentially it’s ulcers in the gut and the most common symptom is diarrhoea. 1,253 more words


Is It Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?

By Randy Dotinga
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that the grueling process of preparing for a colonoscopy may not have to be endured on an empty stomach. 643 more words

Health News

It's Too Important to Ignore

Because I had to be up by 5:30 this morning to continue the preparation that began last evening for my colonoscopy this morning, I decided to watch yesterday’s evening news on my iPad. 288 more words

Nothing To Do But Wait…and Worry

Gill’s Crohn’s has been bothering her lately. Not that that is breaking news. It always bothers her. But it has been particularly active the past few weeks. 865 more words


CO2 vs air insufflation during colonoscopy in children

Matjaž Homa, MD, PhD from The Children’s Hospital at the University Medical Centre of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia discusses “Randomized, double-blind trial of CO2 versus air insufflation in children undergoing colonoscopy.” 145 more words

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy