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WHEREAS, Gastroparesis is a chronic illness that affects more than five million people in the United States; and

WHEREAS, Gastroparesis or ‘paralysis of the stomach,’ causes debilitating pain, nausea, vomiting, early satiety, extreme weight loss and overwhelming fatigue; and

WHEREAS, there is no known cure, and few effective treatment options or medications; and

WHEREAS, additional research will improve medication and treatment options, and offer better support and hope for the future; and

WHEREAS, this month is an opportunity to educate the medical community and the public regarding the effects of this disorder and promote awareness of the condition for the good of the public health;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  August 2018 as

 Gastroparesis Awareness Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson