DDNC 2019

Each year, the digestive disease national coalition puts on an event in Washington, D.C. In March. It's a two day event where patients, doctors, and other representatives get together and speak at the house and senate. Together, we all advocate for better healthcare....

ACTION ALERT!

ACTION ALERT!

This message comes from OLEY.org - enriching the lives of those living with home intravenous nutrition. This is an extremely important time to be engaged! We will be sending alerts periodically, but posting updates to oley.org/Legislation frequently. Stay tuned for...

The PIE FACE CHALLENGE

The PIE FACE CHALLENGE

This article from David Wilson of Itemlive.com introduces a young man named Andrew Billeveau. See the article where Andrew talks about his gastroparesis and how to raise money and awareness he took part in The Pie Face Challenge article. ! The article mentions G-PACT...

Amitriptyline: A Sound Release

At first I was unaware that amitriptyline was used to treat depression. I could not understand how this could help with gastroparesis. After careful study, I learned that the drug works on the central nervous system to increase levels of certain chemicals in the brain.

The Right-To-Try legislation

Right To Try is a legislative effort to expand the ability of terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental medicines. It would prohibit the federal government, including the US Food and Drug Administration, from taking any action to prevent patient access to...

Nominate G-PACT!

Let me share with you who the folks at WEGO Health are: "We are WEGO Health — a network of over 100,000 of the most influential members of the online health community. We are bloggers, tweeters, pinners, and leaders of Facebook pages — we are the empowered patients...