Definitions for "Gastroparesis"
A form of nerve damage that affects the stomach and intestines. With this condition, food is not digested properly and does not move through the stomach and intestinal tract normally. It can result in bouts of diarrhea or chronic constipation because the transit time of food can be altered by nerve damage. This type of nerve damage can also cause a significant problem with smooth control of blood sugars.
Paralysis of the stomach. It is a disease in which the stomach cannot empty itself of food in a normal fashion.
is a disorder affecting people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, where the stomach takes too long to empty its contents.