Diverticulitis and Seniors

Diverticular Disease and Diverticulosis Diverticular disease is when pockets or bulges (diverticula) form in the lining of the colon (large intestine). This is usually due to aging and it is estimated 5% of people will have diverticula by age 40 and 50% of seniors will have these by the age of 80. It is surmised…

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