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Obesity increases risk of diverticulitis in men 1.8-fold and diverticular bleeding 3.2-fold

Obesity, that is having a BMI of 30 or more, increases the risk of diverticulitis in men 1.8-fold and diverticular bleeding 3.2-fold compared to lean men with a BMI of 21 or less according to a new study from researchers at University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, USA and Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
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