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A 34-year-old member asked:

How does gastroparesis affect my blood sugar?

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Dr. Anthony Starpoli
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Instability: The blood sugars may wax and wane as the food stuffs do not travel out in a regular fashion. Better glucose control can improve gastroparesis.
Dr. Amrit Singh
Cardiology 51 years experience
It is delayed : Emptying of stomach may lower ur bs

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A 39-year-old member asked:

How often should I monitor my blood sugar if I have gastroparesis?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Diabetic?: Gastroparesis can be caused by diabetes, but there are also non-diabetic causes. If you gastroparesis is not from diabetes, then, you do not need to monitor your blood sugar. However, if you do have gastroparesis from diabetes then you probably should be doing twice daily blood sugars.

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Last updated Apr 15, 2016

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