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Topic: Diverticular disease

  1. Fact Sheet: Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

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    By: Cheri Smith, Medical Writer

    Diverticulosis is the condition of having small pouches protruding from the wall of the colon. These pouches are extremely common among Americans, for example, where about 10 percent of people over age 40, half of those older than 60, and two-thirds over age 80 have them.

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  2. Fact Sheet: Diverticula, Diverticulosis, Diverticulitis: What's the Difference?

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    By: W. Grant Thompson, MD, FRCPC

    Diverticula occur throughout the gut, but by far the most common and most important are those that occur in the colon. The diverticula discussed herein are colonic diverticula. Their importance is frequently misunderstood. A review of causes, when symptoms occur, what can go wrong, and what to do about colonic diverticula. Reviewed 2009.

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  3. Fact Sheet: Nuts, Seeds, and Diverticula

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    By: W. Grant Thompson, MD, FRCPC

    Should individuals with colonic diverticula avoid ingesting nuts or seeds? Can the ingestion of nuts or seeds in tomatoes, grapes, etc. by those with diverticula cause acute diverticulitis (inflammation)? Reviewed 2009.

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  4. DHM: Digestive Health Matters 17.03 - Fall 2008 - ELECTRONIC PDF

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    Digestive Health Matters 17.03 - Fall 2008 - ELECTRONIC PDF

    In this issue:

    • GERD Awareness Week
    • How Man’s Commonest Infection kept its Secret
    • Radiation Induced Injury to the Colon and Rectum
    • Bowel Problems in Adults after Surgical Treatment for Childhood Hirschsprung’s Disease
    • Books of Interest
    • Industry Council News
    • Digestive Health Research: Diverticular Disease and Nuts, Corn, and Popcorn
    • Participate in Online Studies about IBS

    Remember, Digestive Health Matters is FREE to Members.

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  5. DHM: Digestive Health Matters 16.03 - Fall 2007 - ELECTRONIC PDF

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    Digestive Health Matters 16.03 - Fall 2007 - ELECTRONIC PDF

    In this issue:

    • GERD Awareness Week
    • Dietary Aspects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • The Medical History: How to Help Your Doctor Help You
    • The Clinical Corner: Physical activity and diverticulosis; Vitamin B12 and IBS; Antibiotics, probiotics and C. diff
    • Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials
    • Digestive Health Research: A Sampling of Recently Published Studies
    • Report from IFFGD Research Award Winner: Home Based Guided Imagery to Treat Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain

    Remember, Digestive Health Mattersis FREE to Members.

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