Diabetes Pop Quiz: Esophageal Ups and Downs

March 12, 2015

What are some of the esophageal complications seen in patients with long-standing hyperglycemia?

Long-standing and poorly controlled diabetes can affect numerous organs, including the esophagus. Related gastrointestinal symptoms are most likely the result of diabetic gastrointestinal autonomic neuropathy.

Esophageal complications of diabetic neuropathy include all of the following except: