Alternate Names : Diabetic Gastroparesis
Gastroparesis means paralysis of the stomach, and is a condition in which the stomach does not empty properly.
What is going on in the body?
In gastroparesis, the stomach does not empty properly. Food stays in the stomach for a long time. Although the exact cause is not known, gastroparesis is usually seen in people who have had diabetes for a long time.
What are the causes and risks of the condition?
This condition is usually caused by long-standing diabetes.