Relationship between clinical features and gastric emptying disturbances in diabetes mellitus.

@article{Bharucha2009RelationshipBC,
  title={Relationship between clinical features and gastric emptying disturbances in diabetes mellitus.},
  author={A E Bharucha and Michael Camilleri and Lee A Forstrom and Alan R. Zinsmeister},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={415-20}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Gastric emptying (GE) may be delayed or rapid in diabetes mellitus. We sought to ascertain differences in risk factors or associated features (i.e. diabetic 'phenotype') among patients with diabetes who have rapid, slow or normal GE. METHODS From a database of patients in whom gastrointestinal transit was assessed by scintigraphy, we compared the diabetic phenotype in diabetic patients with rapid, slow and normal GE. RESULTS Of 129 patients, 55 (42%) had normal, 46… CONTINUE READING