Gastric Motility Disorders: Overview
Gastric Motility Disorders are diseases where the stomach and intestines have slower motion (motility) of digested food. The result is a slowing of the overall passage of food from the mouth through the full digestive system, which can have various symptoms. Examples of gastric motility disorders include Delayed Gastric Emptying or Gastroparesis (Diabetic Gastroparesis; Diabetic Diarrhea). Also possible are various types of Digestive Blockage or Gastrointestinal Obstruction.
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- Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis refers to a nerve disorder affecting the stomach, causing the stomach to more slowly send the food into the
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- Diabetic Gastroparesis: Diabetic Gastroparesis is a disorder of the stomach nerves that interferes with proper digestion. It is a form of Gastroparesis
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- Diabetic Diarrhea: Diabetic Diarrhea is the common name given to an intestine complication of diabetes. Obviously, it primarily causes diarrhea, and it
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- Digestive system: The digestive system, also called the gastrointestinal system or digestive tract, is the system that processes food and water. It
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