What do you know about diverticular disease? Causes, complications, and its treatment

woman holding a cardboard image of the digestive system where diverticulitis disease occurs

Often discovered by chance, the diverticular disease tends to strike people who eat a low-fibre diet. And just like other digestive diseases, it is also characterised by changes in bowel habits, bloating, and abdominal pain. Our gastroenterologist explains the causes diverticular disease, its complications, and how a colonoscopy can be used for diagnosis.