Other Proposed Treatments
- Fiber Supplements: Psyllium, Glucomannan , and Methylcellulose
Proposed Treatments for Diverticular Disease
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4 Smits BJ, Whitehead AM, Prescott P. Lactulose in the treatment of symptomatic diverticular disease: a comparative study with high-fibre diet. Br J Clin Pract . 1990;44:314–318.
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 08/22/2013 -
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