What Is The Outlook For Diverticular Disease?Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 18:50
The large majority of people with diverticular disease will not realize they have diverticula unless the condition is discovered during a colonoscopy. You can reduce your risk for the disease or its complications by eating plenty of fiber.
Those who do experience discomfort usually suffer a relatively mild case of inflammation, readily treated with antibiotics in the short term and a high-fiber diet in the long term.
As many as 90 percent of people with diverticula will never experience symptoms.