Frequently Asked Questions

Allen Digestive Health does not require any antibiotics prior to a procedure. If your doctor requires this, then they will need to order the antibiotic.

Activity and drink plenty of fluids.

At this time, MyHealthAtCVMS.com does not support enrollment for children under age 18, adults using a power of attorney or guardianship arrangement, or for the records of deceased patients.

Only if you feel up to it and do not have a fever or a bad cough. Please call our office if you are unsure.

You can sign up to use the patient portal during an office visit. The receptionist will verify your identity (photo ID required) and register you on the spot. Within 48 hours, you’ll receive an invitation via email to activate your MyHealthAtCVMS.com
account.

You will be required to enter an invitation code, which is the last four digits of your social security number. You must have your SSN on file with Cedar Valley Medical Specialists to verify access to your medical records.

Signup is easy through your Google, Yahoo, Facebook, or Windows ID (Hotmail) account. If you do not have one of these secure accounts, creating one is fast and easy.

Please allow 24-48 business hours for medication refills.

Yes. You will be automatically logged out of MyHealthAtCVMS.com after 10 minutes of inactivity.

EGD: Do not take any diabetic medications of insulin the morning of this procedure. If you usually do Accu-Chek® readings at home, please do one in the morning prior to coming to your appointment on the day of your exam.

Colonoscopy: Take 1/2 of your usual dose of diabetic medication or insulin in the morning on the day prior to the exam (your prep day). Do not take any diabetic medication or insulin on the morning of your exam. If you usually do Accu-Chek® readings at home, please do one in the morning prior to coming to your appointment on the day of your exam.

Call your doctor’s office with any questions you may have.

Your account can be disabled from further communication of medical data, but the historical data will remain. This can be done within the Connections tab by removing the organization from which you no longer want information.

Heart, blood pressure, seizure, anti-rejection, anxiety, and depression medications.

The help line number is 1-888-670-9775 or call Cedar Valley Medical Specialists at 319-235-5390

You may not have a bowel movement for several days after a colonoscopy. You should, however, pass gas normally after a colonoscopy.