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Please explain who is susceptible to diverticulosis?

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In brief: Advanced age

And low residue diet.
Diverticulosis coli is an acquired degenerative disease, in contrast to congenital diverticular disease, such as meckel's diverticulum.

In brief: Advanced age

And low residue diet.
Diverticulosis coli is an acquired degenerative disease, in contrast to congenital diverticular disease, such as meckel's diverticulum.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Diverticulosis.

Diverticuli usually pop in response to straining with bowel movements in the chronic sense, which is a consequence of a low fiber diet.
Granted, there may be some genetic tendencies like most other things, but a low fiber diet has been linked to diverticuli generation.

In brief: Diverticulosis.

Diverticuli usually pop in response to straining with bowel movements in the chronic sense, which is a consequence of a low fiber diet.
Granted, there may be some genetic tendencies like most other things, but a low fiber diet has been linked to diverticuli generation.
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Enrique Molina
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Low fiber

low fiber diet, obese people, smoking, chronic constipation

In brief: Low fiber

low fiber diet, obese people, smoking, chronic constipation
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