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ZELDA13 SparkPoints: (78,283)
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7/27/13 7:17 P

Check with your doctor. I get a flare up if I don't have enough fiber. I keep track of it to be sure I get enough.

MICHELLEXXXX SparkPoints: (12,028)
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7/26/13 7:39 A

Did your doc put you on an antibiotic?

DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 28,140
7/25/13 8:54 P

This is what you will want to ask your doctor....
What should I avoid since I currently have diverticulitis?
How long should I follow the diet, how many weeks?

Then when I am healed and feeling better....what type of diet should I follow, what foods to include, what to avoid. How many grams of fiber daily?


Becky
SP Registered Dietitian

Edited by: DIETITIANBECKY at: 7/26/2013 (19:15)
MAGGIEH28 Posts: 21
7/25/13 12:57 P

Thank you! I see him next week and I will address my concerns with him. I am embarrased that I didn't even think of that before I posted. I can't have seeds, nuts, popcorn or raw veggies right now due to having acute Diverticulitis. I will ask for a recommendation for a dietician. :-)

MEGAPEEJ Posts: 732
7/25/13 12:44 P

Your doctor should advise you, or refer you to a dietician. I know with diverticulosis some patients may have to avoid certain foods completely while others may need to get a certain balance of certain nutrients. Only your doctor will know what works in your particular case.

ANARIE Posts: 13,175
7/25/13 12:42 P

This advice has to come from your own doctor. What you can eat depends on how serious the condition is and whether you have other health problems, and only a medical professional who has access to YOUR complete records would know enough to give you safe advice. Strangers can't help you; any information you did get here would not be safe to trust.

MAGGIEH28 Posts: 21
7/25/13 12:28 P

Can anyone recommend food choices for those who suffer from Diverticulosis?

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