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Old 11-17-2012, 10:13 AM   #2190
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Originally Posted by Ksnurse View Post
A lot depends on the Dr. but we usually tell the patient to try a little of whatever your worried about and if no symptoms, fine, just don't eat bunches of it....kinda like we do with diverticulosis now too...we've learned that some people do fine with certain thnigs and others have a terrible time with them....
Funny, isn't it, I had several flares of diverticulitis when I was following the restrictions. I was so bad my doc sent me to the number one guy in the area because he thought I should be operated on. the specialist didn't want to do it and he said I could eat whatever I liked, just don't go overboard. I haven't had a flare up since then, maybe 5 or 6 years now. I do have to go for colonoscopies every 3 years but I'd rather suffer thru them than colon cancer.
I think the stress of following the restricted diet combined with the stress of work and life in general was way worse than a handful or strawberries or a sesame seed bun.
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