Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Management of Diabetic Gastroparesis

submitted by: gastro@scivee

Dr. Michael Camilleri discusses his manuscript "Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Management of Diabetic Gastroparesis." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://tiny.cc/yop8j

Want to know what drugs are in a patient’s body? Doctors know not to ask the patient.

submitted by: Clare Hovan

How does a doctor determine whether a drug will work if he doesn’t know what other drugs the patient is taking? This perplexing question challenged Dominion Diagnostics, a laboratory specializing in urine drug testing and medication monitoring. Without knowing exactly what the medications are, the number of possible drug interactions is mind numbing. Questioning the patient is no guarantee of accuracy. View the video to find out how Dominion Diagnostics met this challenge.