Pro Tips for Getting Through Colonoscopy Prep: Minimizing Discomfort in the Dreaded Prep Process

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Pro Tips for Getting Through Colonoscopy Prep: Minimizing Discomfort in the Dreaded Prep Process Though there are approximately 15 million colonoscopies performed in the U.S. each year (whoa!), getting through colonoscopy prep isn’t exactly a breeze. With a large volume of a foul-tasting prep liquid to consume, a clear-liquid diet you have to stick to, and—yes—the uncomfortable reality of clearing …

Dehydration Before Surgery: How it Affects You and How to Avoid It

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Dehydration Before Surgery: How it Affects You and How to Avoid It When it comes to staying hydrated, the general population isn’t exactly knocking it out of the park. In fact, according to MedicalDaily.com, 75% of Americans may be chronically dehydrated (someone pass the water!). Though it’s a state three-quarters of us are in at any given time, being dehydrated …

10 Mistakes You’re Making When Preparing for Surgery

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10 Mistakes You’re Making When Preparing for Surgery When it comes to preparing for surgery, there’s so much to consider. From transportation plans to remembering to pick-up those all-important prescriptions, there are countless different tasks you can easily forget to take care of ahead of time—especially when you’re anxious and overwhelmed about going under anesthesia. To help you on your …

I Was Told to Fast—So What Makes Drinking ClearFast Before Surgery Safe?

I Was Told to Fast—So What Makes Drinking ClearFast Before Surgery Safe? We can’t lie—we’re pretty excited for today’s topic. It’s a question we get asked all of the time: My doctor told me to fast, so what makes drinking ClearFast before surgery safe? Today, we’re answering that all-too-common question and so much more. We’ll cover: Why you were told …

Preparing for Surgery with ClearFast: Your Top 5 Questions Answered

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Preparing for Surgery with ClearFast: Your Top 5 Questions Answered One of the most exciting things about ClearFast is that our team gets to be on the forefront of a major shift in the way the medical industry looks at preparing for surgery—we’re now at a time where doctors are recommending patients nourish and hydrate before surgery instead of offering …

Preoperative Carbohydrate Loading: Four Reasons Sports Drinks Don’t Cut it for Enhanced Recovery

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Preoperative Carbohydrate Loading: Four Reasons Sports Drinks Don’t Cut it for Enhanced Recovery When first learning about preoperative carbohydrate loading and its role in enhanced recovery after surgery, many medical professionals think, “Carb loading? Hydration? Sports drinks do that!” Well, not exactly—in fact, sports drinks don’t check any of the boxes needed for better patient outcomes. Today, we’ll cover: The …