Personal Stories


Watch Rose as she talks about the debilitating impact gastroparesis had on her life before she was treated with the Enterra device


Jim’s Story

Jim was beginning to lose hope for a normal life when his doctors prescribed gastric electrical stimulation. Soon, Jim could eat small mouthfuls of food. Eight weeks later, his diet was closer to normal.

Lynn’s Story

At the start of her senior year at a Connecticut college, Lynn was on the road to achieving her dreams. As the fall semester progressed, however, Lynn developed a chronic gastrointestinal condition that baffled her doctors. “I was vomiting 10 to 15 times a day, every day,” says Lynn. Eventually, Lynn was diagnosed with gastroparesis.

Karen’s Story

Karen, a 47-year-old mother of three, loves to participate in activities with her large extended family – from school events to church functions to birthday celebrations. In late 2001, however, Karen was diagnosed with gastroparesis, a condition characterized by chronic nausea and vomiting. The condition left her bedridden.

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Last updated: 30 Jan 2012

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