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what foods can someone with gastroparesis eat?
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what foods can someone with gastroparesis eat?
  Dear Sirs:
  My father-in-law has diagnosed with gastroparesis, however we are not sure that this is actually what he has as the doctors seem to be stumped.  What are some of the symptoms that we should be looking for?  Also, our local doctors have not been able to answer our question about diet.  What should we or shouldn't we be feeding him, if he does indeed have gastroparetis?  The man is in extreme pain and discomfort.  Please, any advice you have we will greatly appreciate.  Are there any hospitals in the country that specialize in this?  Can you recommend a University specializing in this particular diabetic side-effect?  Thank you.
Dear Lucia,
Gastroparesis is one of the more difficult problems a gastroenterologist has to treat. The treatment for gastroparesis (whatever the underlying cause) has centered around using a variety of medications that improve gastric emptying and nutritional therapy. I don
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