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BC Place glows green for Gastroparesis Awareness

August 11th, 2019

BC Place will glow green for Gastroparesis Awareness on Sunday, August 11th.

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month in Canada. Gastroparesis is also often referred to as delayed gastric emptying. The term “gastric” refers to the stomach. Usually, the stomach voids its contents in a disciplined fashion into the small intestine. In Gastroparesis, the muscle contractions that allow the food to move along the digestive tract do not function normally and the stomach does not empty quickly enough.

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