Exploring the Diabetic Gastroparesis Patient Experience: Patient Exit Interviews

Exploring the Diabetic Gastroparesis Patient Experience: Patient Exit Interviews Adv Ther (2017) 34:2680–2692 DOI 10.1007/s12325-017-0632-6 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Exploring the Diabetic Gastroparesis Patient Experience: Patient Exit Interviews . . . Claire M. Ervin David S. Reasner Jennifer T. Hanlon Sheri E. Fehnel Received: July 14, 2017 / Published online: October 27, 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication study. Bloating, stomach fullness, upper ABSTRACT abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, and heartburn or reflux were each reported sponta- Introduction: To improve understanding of the neously by a majority of the 73 PTV interview diabetic gastroparesis (DGP) patient experience participants with evaluable data. These patients and inform the patient-reported outcome mea- commonly reported bloating (n = 20), upper surement strategy for future trials in DGP, abdominal pain (n = 12), and nausea (n = 11) as qualitative interviews were conducted with their most bothersome DGP symptom. Of 51 participants in a phase 2 clinical trial of a novel EOTV interview participants, 44 (86.3%) repor- DGP treatment. ted improvement in at least one DGP symptom Methods: Trial participants were invited to either spontaneously or when asked about participate in interviews at both the pretreat- specific symptoms reported during their PTV ment visit (PTV) and the end-of-treatment visit interview. (EOTV). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Therapy Springer Journals

Exploring the Diabetic Gastroparesis Patient Experience: Patient Exit Interviews

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