Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Happy Awareness Month! If you don’t already know, August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month! Each year, G-PACT posts all month long sharing stories, information, fundraisers and more! Our goal is to bring more awareness to Gastroparesis and highlight patients from our awesome community. Each Monday, we’re sharing a patient story. Some of you may know aboutContinue reading “Gastroparesis Awareness Month”

Understanding Testing: Gastric Emptying Study

Gastric Emptying Study (GES) is one of the diagnostic tools used to diagnose Gastroparesis (GP). GES is sometimes referred to as Gastric Emptying Scan or Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy. A GES test is requested by your Gastroenterologist (GI doctor) or Primary Care Physician (PCP) to determine if you have GP and the severity of your GP.Continue reading “Understanding Testing: Gastric Emptying Study”

Relamorelin is found to accelerate gastric emptying & reduce vomiting (Study)

Remalorelin was found, in a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study, to reduce the frequency and intensity of vomiting, and to accelerate gastric emptying in adult patients with diabetic Gastroparesis.  You can find the original article here on EndocinologyAdisor.com You can see the published study results here in  Gastrojournal.org Relamorelin is under development by Rhythm Pharmaceuticals.  JIm Sliney Jr, Editor, ThePactBlog