Diverticulitis is found in more than half of Americans over age 60 and about half of Canadians over age 80. Find out what diverticulitis is, its symptoms and how to manage the condition.

Diagnosis and Tests for Diverticulitis

by Lisa Cantkier

According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, a diagnosis of diverticulitis is based on symptoms, the results of a physical exam and some tests.

Symptoms and Types of Diverticulitis

by Lisa Cantkier

Your diagnosis of diverticulitis will be classified as either a mild or severe case. Learn more about how cases are distinguished.

Facts About Diverticulitis

by Lisa Cantkier

Equip yourself with the right information about diverticulitis in order to manage it properly.

How to Manage Diverticulitis

by Lisa Cantkier

Your treatment options for diverticulitis depend on the severity of your symptoms. Diverticulitis can often be treated at home.

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