Gastroparesis is a debilitating condition that can cause a number of GI and nutrition issues. Individuals suffering from this condition may have difficulty eating and drinking, maintaining their weight, or managing their blood glucose levels. Severe cases of gastroparesis may require surgical intervention or nutrition support. Dietitians play an integral role in the management of gastroparesis. In this case study, Stacey Phillips, MS, RD reviews the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of gastroparesis. Then, you have the opportunity to apply your knowledge with a practice case scenario.
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