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Diverticulitis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Download a printable version of this blog post. Below, Dr. Nunoo discusses some of the common questions, symptoms and treatment of diverticulitis. What is diverticulitis and what causes it? Diverticulosis are pockets that form on the colon.  Although these pockets occur throughout the whole colon they are most commonly found in the section of the […]

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Digestion Discussion: Diverticulitis

Since the late 1990s, there has been an increasing prevalence of patients being admitted to hospitals for the treatment of diverticulitis. But what exactly is diverticulitis, and who does it affect? Recently, we spoke with our own Dr. Adeyemi Lawal, a board certified Gastroenterologist at WakeMed, who helped set the record straight. What is Diverticulitis? Diverticulitis […]

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