Diverticular Disease | Diverticulitis | Gastrointestinal Society

In this video we discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for diverticular disease, also known as diverticulosis, which is the presence of small sac-like out-pouchings of the colon lining that balloon through the outer colon wall, called diverticula. The Gastrointestinal Society, a registered Canadian charity, provides trusted, evidence-based information on all areas of the gastrointestinal tract, and is committed to improving the lives of people with GI and liver conditions, supporting research, advocating for appropriate patient access to health care, and promoting gastrointestinal and liver health. For more free information on this and other information on digestive diseases and disorders, please visit our website. The information contained in this video is in no way intended to replace the knowledge or diagnosis of your health care provider. We advise seeking a physician or medical professional whenever a health problem arises requiring an expert's care. © 2016. Gastrointestinal Society.