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Gut Reactions

This is not one patient’s disaster averted but what I have experienced working in the field of diabetes and obesity for years. Many times patients who are taking glucose lowering and/or anti obesity medications will report different GI complaints-such as bloating, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, and GERD. They tell me they are going to see a gastroenterologist for an evaluation.

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Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 3

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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