Champion Patient: Danielle Crull

Every Friday for DTP Awareness Month, we're featuring a champion patient. Each one shares their story in a different way, and each writes to inspire the community with their journey. First up, Danielle...... It’s like night and day. That’s how Danielle Crull describes her life before and after Gastric Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (G-POEM). A certified … Continue reading Champion Patient: Danielle Crull

Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a “specialist”

August is DTP/Gastroparesis Awareness Month so we bring you a story from PatientsRising.org about the struggle of a young woman with DTP and how the specialist she went to see wasn't so special. See the complete article here: Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a "specialist" Or read on... Lee … Continue reading Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a “specialist”

G-POEM: non-invasive pyloroplasty

by Jim Sliney Jr For patients whose primary symptoms of gastroparesis are nausea and vomiting, and in whom other gastric procedures have failed, there is a hopeful procedure and a related study going on. G-POEM stands for Gastric per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy, which is a procedure using endoscopy (a camera attached to a tube that, in … Continue reading G-POEM: non-invasive pyloroplasty