Low-residue diet improves bowel prep, patient tolerance

SAN ANTONIO — Patients who adhered to a single-day, low-residue diet prior to colonoscopy had a better bowel preparation and reported better tolerance compared with a clear liquid diet, according to study results presented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting.Jason Samarasena, MD, FACG, of the University of California, Irvine, Medical Center said that patients often say that diet restrictions and the bowel prep process can deter them from undergoing colonoscopy.“Despite data supporting the use of low-residue diet over a clear liquid diet regimen, adoption inRead More

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