Treating gastroparesis

An expert in gastroparesis discusses how healthcare professionals can diagnose and treat the condition in people with diabetes.

Dr Adil E Bharucha details gastroparesis ­­– a disorder that causes delayed stomach emptying ­– which can affect people with diabetes. Bharucha explains how healthcare professionals can detect the diabetes complication and what symptoms to be aware of, such as feeling full shortly after starting a meal, not finishing a meal and abdominal pain, nausea, bloating, vomiting and heartburn.

Bharucha’s research team is currently evaluating whether changes that affect the expression of genes might affect stomach emptying in people with diabetes. Several drugs may affect these changes, which are undergoing clinical trials.

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