Anyone have this and treated it successfully ?
family member with type 1, excellent A1C/BG control, has after many years what we’ve been calling: slowed intestinal motility
It’s where motility seems to stop, some bloating lower abdomen, starts to feel that “things could happen” and so doesn’t to be away from a bathroom; and eventually is able to “evacuate”. He had this when first diagnosed with Type 1 but it went away; 25+ years ago.
He doesn’t think it’s gastroparesis, also is not real confident in just “seeing the PCP to get a referral” and going with it.
I think he’d like a better understanding of what to expect/what treatments are used/testing/ before seeing the doc.
I realize this is a big ask.
However, I’m thinking that slowed intestinal motility (slowed movement of the intestines) is common in diabetes… What are you guys doing about it? Thanks for any input.