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Autonomic neuropathy of the gut

A trio of articles in Diabetologia review the troubling current status of neuropathy affecting the gastrointestinal system, one of the most debilitating and frustrating complications of diabetes. The frustration comes mainly from the lack of reliably effective treatments, and also the frequent dissociation of symptoms and objective evidence of gastrointestinal motility disorders. The only good news is that this group of complications is becoming less common as glycemic control improves.

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