New to gastroparesis
I had the delayed emptying study and was recently diagnosed with gastroparesis. My gastro dr was not very helpful in providing a diet. Online you get so many varying diets it boggles the mind. My family dr. referred me to a medical nutritionist who I don't have an appt with yet. My dr. did say my blood sugar was elevate and by B-12 depleted, duh, all I basically eat are pasta and potatoes in small amounts. My overall health is questionable. I had surgery for trigeminal neuropathy 2 years ago and deal with the ongoing neuropathy and associated issues (but thank heaven I no longer have that continuing severe pain). I wonder if the medication I take for that has something to do with it, as no one has really told me what caused my gastroparesis. Has anyone found that their gastroparesis got better? My husband and I have had a cruise planned for a long time and I can only imagine dealing with this food eating issue! My worst time dealing with this gastroparesis has been in social occasions centering around food. I can deal with not eating the food, as I don't usually feel hungry, but I have difficulty coping with people's reaction to my not eating. The comments range from don't you like the food to a little bit won't hurt. Then, they get almost apologetic for eating. Well thanks for letting me vent.