Diverticular disease is one of the most prevalent medical conditions in the United States. Symptomatic diverticular disease comprises a spectrum ranging from mildly symptomatic, with a profile similar to irritable bowel syndrome, to acute bouts of diverticulitis with complications such as abscess or perforation.
As members of the Baby Boomer generation enter their 60s, it is reasonable to anticipate that clinicians will face an increase in the number of older patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Older patients with IBD can be a particular challenge for the practicing clinician, because they often present such issues as extensive differential diagnoses, comorbidities, polypharmacy, and poor patient adherence.
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Clinicians face many challenges when diagnosing and managing patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, known collectively as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).