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5-18-2017

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Dahl, C., Crichton, M., Jenkins-Chapman, J., Nucera, R., Marx, W., Mahoney, S., & Marshall, S. (2017). Does dietary fibre prevent reoccurrence of acute uncomplicated diverticulitis? Poster presented at the Dietitians Association of Australia 34th National Conference. 18-20 May 2017. Hobart, Australia.

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Abstract

Due to a lack of evidence regarding the dietary management of acute uncomplicated diverticulitis, practice varies for discharge nutrition recommendations, and may include modified dietary fibre diets, fibre supplementation, and/or probiotic supplementation.

Therefore, this systematic review aims to review the evidence and develop recommendations for dietary fibre modifications, either alone or alongside probiotics, versus any comparator on reoccurrence, gastrointestinal symptoms and health care use for adults following an episode of acute, uncomplicated diverticulitis.

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