My name is Stacy and I am 40 years old and I have been suffering from gastroparesis for about 6 years now. I am in and out of the hospital constantly and can't go on like this anymore. I live in NY and had to travel to CT for a specialist in this matter at Hartford Hospital. He is suggesting I do either a gastric pacer or have gastric bypass done (I am currently overweight and my insurance will cover this). I would love to hear from others who suffer from gastroparesis and have undergone either of this surgeries. I want to know the pros and cons of these. I know a few people who have had gastric bypass for being overweight but not specifically for their gastroparesis so I would really love to find anyone who has.
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