Segmental gut transit in diabetes mellitus: effect of cisapride.

  title={Segmental gut transit in diabetes mellitus: effect of cisapride.},
  author={Takahiko Kawagishi and Yoshiki Nishizawa and Yasuhisa Okuno and Kiichiro Sekiya and Hirotoshi Morii},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  volume={17 2},
Gut transit using radiopaque markers was assessed in 5 healthy subjects and 24 diabetic patients. In the diabetics, various parameters including duration of the disease and diabetic complications, such as neuropathy, retinopathy and nephropathy, were determined, and the relationships between gut transit times and these complications were evaluated. The… CONTINUE READING