Gastroparesis is a condition in which material remains in the stomach for an overly long period of time, due to partial paralysis of the stomach. In the instance of diabetic gastroparesis, this is due to damage done to the vagus nerve (which controls stomach muscles) by either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetic gastroparesis can be treated, but there is currently no cure for the condition.
Symptoms of diabetic gastroparesis may occur frequently or occasionally and can vary in intensity. Some symptoms include:
If you suffer from diabetic gastroparesis, you may be eligible to volunteer for a study or clinical trial. You must be 18 years or older. Participants may be compensated for their time and travel. To get started, find out if you qualify by calling us at 614-501-6164, or completing our online volunteer form.
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