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Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 3

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Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 3 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis Efforts at diagnosis are usually unnecessary if there is no reason to suspect the presence of gastroparesis. So first we must have an index of suspicion. If, at the initial history-taking interview with your physician, you ...

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Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 4

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Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 4 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis It is worth noting that gastroparesis can be cured by extended periods of normal blood sugars. I’ve seen several relatively mild cases where special treatment was terminated after about 1 year, and blood sugar profiles remained ...

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Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 5

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Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 5 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis Super Papaya Enzyme Plus has been praised by many of my patients for its rapid relief of some of the physical symptoms of gastroparesis— bloating and belching, for example. Some claim that it also helps to ...

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Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 6

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Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 6 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis   Erythromycin ethylsuccinate is an antibiotic that has been used to treat infections for many years. It has a chemical composition that resembles the hormone motolin, which stimulates muscular activity in the stomach. Apparently, when stimulation ...

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Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 7

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Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 7 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis Exercises That Facilitate Stomach-Emptying The paretic stomach may be described as a flaccid bag, deprived of the rhythmic muscular squeezing present in a stomach that has a properly functioning vagus nerve. Any activity that rhythmically compresses ...

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Modifications of Preprandial or ISA Regimens to Accommodate Gastroparesis – Part 10

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Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 10 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis Modifications of Preprandial or ISA Regimens to Accommodate Gastroparesis It takes a while for your physician to select and fine-tune a program to improve stomach-emptying. In the meantime, it’s possible to reduce the frequency and severity ...

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A Muscle Primer: What It Is, Why It Matters

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by Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM Skeletal muscle mass is likely the most important tissue in your body when it comes to managing insulin action and blood glucose levels. It is also one of the most important things to maintain in order to live well and independently as you age. ...

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