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How to Prepare for Colonoscopy in NJ

Colonoscopy enables your physician to examine the lining of the colon. In order for this test to be completed properly and accurately, there are several steps you must follow in order to prepare. Our team at Digestive Healthcare Center will make sure you have all of the information needed to prepare for your colonoscopy. 

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Preparation Instructions for Colonoscopy

See our complete written instructions for colonoscopy preparation here.

Certain patients may be asked to follow alternative bowel preparation instructions. Only use the alternative prep methods if your doctor recommends it. 
Instrucciones en español – Preparación de intestino (Bowel Prep)

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Learn More About Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is the gold standard for colorectal cancer screening, and is recommended for patients aged 45-75.

Meet Our Doctors

Our Gastroenterology Centers in NJ

Hillsborough, NJ

511 Courtyard Drive Bldg. 500

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Somerville, NJ

319 East Main Street

Somerville, NJ 08876

Warren, NJ

31 Mountain Boulevard Suite H 

Warren, NJ 07059

Recent Blogs

Learn more about all things digestive health and wellness by checking out our recent gastroenterology blogs.

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December 4, 2020
COVID-19 Update

To all our valued patients at Digestive Healthcare Center and Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgical Center Your health and safety are important to us. To help protect patients and staff, we have designated Digestive Healthcare Center and Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgical Center as a Patient and Staff “SAFE ZONE.” Our SAFE ZONE is defined by the safety […]

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October 1, 2020
Colorectal Cancer Screening: What You Should Know

What is Colorectal Cancer? At Digestive Healthcare Center, our team of expert gastroenterologists strives to ensure that patients have all the information they need to promote long term digestive health. In the case of certain gastroenterological conditions such as colorectal cancer, screening is incredibly important. Colorectal cancer starts in the colon (large intestine) or rectum. […]

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August 7, 2020
Gastroparesis Awareness Month – Learn More from DHC

What is Gastroparesis? At Digestive Healthcare Center, we want to ensure that patients have information about an array of digestive health conditions, to promote positive gastrointestinal health year-round. One such condition is gastroparesis, which is a digestive condition that affects the motility of the muscles in your stomach. Normally, after you swallow, the muscles within […]

Colonoscopy at Digestive Healthcare Center

Proper preparation is crucial for the completion of a successful colonoscopy. Please follow all instructions given to you by your physician, and contact us with any questions you have. We are proud to provide comprehensive digestive health care and services to patients at our three gastroenterology centers in NJ, with colonoscopies performed at our Hillsborough office and surgical center. To learn more or schedule your appointment, please contact us today.

About Telemedicine Visits

We are proud to offer telemedicine care to patients throughout NJ, allowing patients to consult with one of our expert gastroenterologists via a two-way video call. Setting up and completing a telemedicine visit is extremely simple, and all you need to do to get started is give one of our offices a call or contact us by filling out a form.