The clinic I go to is pressuring me to have a colonoscopy simply because I am over 50 and "everyone does it". I'm worried not just about going low, but about the prep damaging my kidneys. 6 years ago…Continue
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"Kaiser does a yearly stool sample on everyone, then only does colonoscopies on patients whose test results indicate a need. Maybe that's not adequate? At any rate, not everyone over 50 is getting a colonscopy."
"It's NOT what you could get, it's for what you "might have" and getting them plucked out and tested is far better than leaving them to turn into something worse, if it is already happening.
I did my first procedure 6 years ago…"
"So let's not pick on Hunya either. To get back on topic, having someone question how you manage your blood sugar, especially when one already wonders whether one's healthcare team can be trusted(and being initially misdiagnosed makes one…"
"I, also, have LADA (dx in 2004) and my story, as well as most of us with LADA here and on FB, is similar: misdiagnosed, looong honeymoon, lots of misinformation and misunderstanding. So I sympathize with your anger and frustration.
I was lucky…"
"The same is true for the verb "prevent," which implies that if you were omniscient and omnipotent,you wouldn't be causing everyone else problems. Episodes of hyperglycemia may be reduced, and with neverending vigilance, many episodes…"
"I am 36 years old and have had type 1 for almost 30 years. I'm scheduled for my first colonoscopy in November. My mother died of colon cancer when she was 49 years old, so my brother and I have to start having them at age 35. I put it off but…"
"I did my first colonoscopy at age 60. Cyst was found. So I went back next year. Cysts were found. Went back for the third year, and no cysts.went back after 3 years and no cysts. Now I will go back after 5 years.
I start drinking the fluid around…"
"Many seem to stay thin effortlessly because their body is burning ketones and their thyroids have ramped up their metabolism. Others have broken metabolisms that bypass muscle to shunt glucose to the liver to fat and slow down at night when normal…"
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I have a blog on Blogger.com called Sweetest Lowdown. The play I am writing with Matt DeFour, The Sweet Lowdown, opens October 25 and runs through November 16 at Broom Street Theater in Madison, Wisconsin. He wrote the first one-act; I wrote the second. The Sweet Lowdown is funded in part by a grant from DHF Seeds.
Hey Mary...saw your post in the Cheeseheads room! You ask about anyone doing the Tour de Cure in Madison. You may want to check with Erin Ball, she's a member on TUD and is I believe on the Team Type I for cycling. You should be able to search her under members and you ask if she's doing it. She's somewhere in WI..Good Luck!
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