The clinic you go to should have provided a complete set of instructions, as well as the instructions that come from the pharmacy when you pick up your prescribed solution... and you then consult with your diabetes physician, whether that's your primary care or an endocrinologist, to get the details on how to handle it. Another important thing, which should be in the instructions--NO RED JUICES OR FOOD COLORING, you cannot even eat red jello. Any of that in your system will show up in the colonoscopy and can be misinterpreted as bleeding.
Personally, I have a stomach issue and can't drink the solution the way it was intended, because my stomach capacity is limited and I'll throw up... so I get to take an extra day on that! LOL The prep is a lot harder than the exam--THAT... is a piece of cake. It's "conscious sedation" because they need to be able to ask you to move at certain times, but just tell the anesthetist that you don't want to know or remember that anything is happening, and they can do that.
I've had colon cancer... I have a colonoscopy every year, and blood tests every 3 months. So far so good, and I've been in remission for 2+ years...
Life is a real gift, so you're doing the right thing taking care of it...
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called t
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