Gastric emptying in patients with insulin-requiring diabetes mellitus.

  title={Gastric emptying in patients with insulin-requiring diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Ali Keshavarzian and Frank L. Iber and Jerome M. Vaeth},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={82 1},
Gastric emptying of technetium labeled liquid and solid meals were studied in a group of long-standing, insulin-requiring male diabetics to evaluate the relationship of gastroparesis to symptoms, diabetic control, and diabetic complications. Control subjects and three groups of diabetics were studied: A) no neuropathy; B) peripheral neuropathy; and C) peripheral and autonomic neuropathy. Nine diabetics had gastrointestinal symptoms. Gastric t1/2 liquid emptying was similar in all groups and in… CONTINUE READING


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