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74 years old female with diabetes and high blood pressure problem needs to have colonoscopy. what precautions she needs to take during preparations?

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
MD guidance essentia: Improved pre-procedure patient education and smart phone based applications that remind patients of when to take their prep are showing promise with regard to improved patient tolerability. For DIABETIC: Work with your diabetes doctor on how best to manage carbohydrate as you prepare for the test. You may want to plan 45 grams of carbohydrate for liquid "meals" and 15 to 30 grams for snacks.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2019


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