Specializes in Gastrointestinal Nursing. Has 30 years experience.
In the GI world, diverticulosis is a word commonly spoken. In fact, we call them “tics” for short. They are mostly seen in the sigmoid colon, and up to 60% of people at the age of 60 are diagnosed with it in the United States (NIH: Diverticulosis). So what exactly is it?