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DIVERTICULAR DISEASE by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What are diverticulosis and diverticulitis? Many people have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots, like an inner tube that pokes through weak places in a tire. Each pouch is called a diverticulum. Pouches (plural) are called diverticula. The condition of having diverticula is called diverticulosis. About 10 ... Read on »
High fiber diet for Diverticular disease by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm Diverticular disease (or diverticulosis) is a condition of the large intestine (colon) which means having diverticula, or small sacs or pouches that form in the wall of the large intestine, and includes diverticulitis which is when these pouches or sacs become infected. Diverticular was practically non-existent before this century because people ... Read on »
What I need to know about Diverticular Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is diverticular disease? Diverticular* disease affects the colon. The colon is part of the large intestine that removes waste from your body. Diverticular disease is made up of two conditions: diverticulosis and diverticulitis. Diverticulosis occurs when pouches, called diverticula, form in the colon. These pouches bulge out lik ... Read on »
How To Diagnose Diverticular Disease by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 25 Mar 2010 4:51am Diverticulitis is a condition in which diverticuli in the colon rupture. The rupture results in infection in the tissues which surround the colon. The colon is the large intestine and is a long tube like striation that stores and then eliminates waste material. As a person gets older, pressure within the colon causes bulging pockets ... Read on »
Causes Of Diverticular Disease by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 30 May 2010 6:09pm Diverticulosis is very common, being found in more than half of Americans over the age of 60. Only a small percentage of these people will develop the complication of diverticulitis. Diverticulitis can lead to complications such as infections, perforations or tears, blockages or bleeding. These complications always require treatment ... Read on »
Diverticular Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis Laproscopic surgery Diverticular disease is a common condition, particularly in the Western world, where small pockets develop on the outside of the colon. These are generally thought to be related to high ... Read on »
Health Tip: If You Have Diverticular Disease by HealthFinder Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Lining of the large intestine affected (HealthDay News) -- Diverticular disease occurs ... Read on »
Health Tip: If You Have Diverticular Disease by Medline Plus Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 7:00am Lining of the large intestine affected By Diana Kohnle Thursday, December 2, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Diverticular disease occurs when small sacs, called diverticula, develop in the large intestine. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers more information about diver ... Read on »
Diverticulosis vs. Diverticulitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Digestive Diseases: Diverticular Disease Diverticular disease consists of three conditions that involve the development of small sacs or pockets in the wall of the colon, including diverticulosis, diverticular bleeding and diverticulitis. Diverticulosis Diverticulosis is the formation of numerous tiny pockets, o ... Read on »
Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What are diverticulosis and diverticulitis? Many people have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots, like an inner tube that pokes through weak places in a tire. Each pouch is called a diverticulum. Pouches (plural) are called diverticula. The condition of having diverticula is called diverticulosis. Abou ... Read on »