We are the #1 non-profit fighting Gastroparesis, CIPO, colonic inertia, & other GI paralytic conditions. We are staffed solely by volunteers. Most of us are patients so we understand the needs, providing us with the unique opportunity to connect with and fully understand patients. Through illness we still: -Established an international IRB approved research study into Gastroparesis -provide free resources -established August as Gastroparesis awareness month in 2010 -advocate on Capitol Hill -work with other orgs, the FDA, NIH, NORD, MJFF, & others -maintain advisory board of top doctors in US We have brought GP so far in 16 years. There was no interest or any programs in 2001.
G-PACT has many dedicated volunteers who work together raising awareness, advocating, educating and so much more for patients and their families. Most of the volunteers are sick themselves but it doesn't stop them from working hard to help patients. All of the services are offfered free to patients thanks to fundrausing efforts by the G-PACT team. — Wendy
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