Posts Tagged ‘colonoscopy’

Commenter with Questions

Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:28 13 Comments

Hey Readers! We have a long comment from Cynthia C. and she has a handful of really great questions for the jpouch community. Would you take a few minutes to read her post and see her questions at the end. Thanks so much! Megan & Mark # Cynthia C. Cynthia C. says: February 23rd, 2010 […]

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Dave Barry’s Insight into the Colonoscopy

Friday, July 3, 2009 14:36 5 Comments

Everyone’s favorite humor columnist, Dave Barry, has a great piece on Colonoscopies that a co-worker recently dug up and sent to Brevin. Too long to reproduce here, there are some highlights that I’m sure we all can relate to (especially in the case of his hospital descriptions). Since I was in the hospital 47,000 times […]

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Camera: From the Colon to Eye Socket

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:49 2 Comments

This is cool: Rob Spence, a film maker who damaged one eye as a child, will install a camera into the socket where his eye used to be. A fan of the 1970s television series “The Six Million Dollar Man,” Spence said he had an epiphany when looking at his cell phone camera and realizing […]

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Pouchoscopy: new entry on Wikipedia

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 15:07 17 Comments

Reading Abby’s update from yesterday made me realize: there’s no Wikipedia page for pouchoscopy! This might not seem like a big deal, but when you consider that Wikipedia results are typically in the top 3 on Google for any term-specific search, you can begin to see why it’s important. Well, luckily it’s a wiki, so […]

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Colonoscopy Results & Questions I Won’t Ask The Surgeon

Monday, January 26, 2009 19:44 15 Comments

My latest colonoscopy results are in. Prior to the colonoscopy, I was still in the decision making process and trying to overcome my fear of surgery. Well, the colonoscopy made the decision for me. After seven years of maximum dosage for my ulcerative colitis, I’m not improving. While I could suck it up and keep […]

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