Recipe Wednesday

Each Wednesday of Awareness Month, we'll be sharing a Gastroparesis friendly recipe on our social media pages. Make sure to keep an eye out each week for a new recipe! First up, Vanilla Pudding!

Awareness Month Continues….

Have you noticed G-PACT has a new look? Our team had some pretty awesome externs during the spring who helped with awareness month, and more. We'll be introducing the amazing team each week during Awareness Month. Today, we introduce some of the extern team, beginning...

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Happy Awareness Month! If you don't already know, August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month! Each year, G-PACT posts all month long sharing stories, information, fundraisers and more! Our goal is to bring more awareness to Gastroparesis and highlight patients from our...

Reflecting on 18 Years

To conclude this years awareness month, we share a very special piece written by G-PACT founder, Carissa. It's an important piece that not only looks back on what's been accomplished in the last 18 years, but also what is to come. It started out as a hobby that turned...

Meet the Team: Carissa

For our final Meet the Team post, we have our founder, Carissa Haston. - What is your current role with G-PACT? President and Director of Creative Productions -What brought you to G-PACT? I was diagnosed in 1994, at the age of 17. At that time the internet was in its...

Honor Patient: Jenna

Last but not least, our final honor patient of the month, Jenna. “The patient is so pleasant in the exam room that the root cause of symptoms must be psychological in nature." This is a direct quote from a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic who examined me for just...

Honor Patient: Katie

Today's Honor Patient, Katie shared about how equine therapy made a difference in her life. I can't remember a time  where I didn't love riding horses,but I never knew how beneficial it would be in my battle against chronic illness. When diagnosed  with severe...

Honor Patient: Hannah

Continuing on with our Honor Patients, today hear from Hannah Setzer. Read below about how she has incorporated daily movement and exercise safely into her life, and what that means to her. My name is Hannah and I am totally feeding tube fed. I was born with a rare...

Meet the Team: Samantha

To continue with our Meet the Team posts, this week we're sharing a little about Samantha! What is your current role with G-PACT? I am the Vice President, and newsletter editor What brought you to G-PACT? Well, I found G-PACT when I was first diagnosed with...

Honor Patient: Nicole

Continuing with our honor patients, this week, we have Nicole Principe sharing a little about her journey. Hi I am Nicole and I have Digestive Tract Paralysis in my stomach (Gastroparesis) and intestines (Intestinal Dysmotility). Unfortunately I am TPN (IV nutrition)...

Meet the Team: Colleen Beener

Throughout the month you've learned a little more about our team members! This week, we introduce you to Colleen Beener, our Operations Director! What is your current role with G-PACT? I am the Operations Director/Treasurer What brought you to G-PACT? In August 2001,...