Diabetic Gastroparesis Or Delayed Gastric EmptyingDiabetic gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying is by far the most common type of gastroparalysis. With unchecked diabetes high glucose levels in the bloodstream can damage the vagus nerve causing slowed or even stopped digestion.
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Diagnosing Diabetic GastroparesisDiabetic gastroparesis can be diagnosed by having a complete gastric emptying scintigraphy done, as well as diagnosing diabetes in the patient.
The diet for people with both diabetes and gastroparesis differs from the diet for individuals who suffer from gastroparalysis, but not diabetes.
Vagus Nerve Damage Due To DiabetesVagus nerve damage due to diabetes is by far the most common cause of Gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying.
High glucose levels in the bloodstream can cause vagus nerve damage causing slowed or even stopped gastric emptying. Damage to the vagus nerve can be diagnosed by having a Gastric emptying scintigraphy done.