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Local teens live with pain, uncertainty of gastroparesis

Three teenagers deal with gastroparesis on a daily basis

1:53 AM, Feb. 16, 2013
Lindsey Koplien of Nekoosa finishes making her lunch Tuesday. The teen has to watch what she eats because of a condition called gastroparesis, which slows down her digestive system. / CASEY LAKE/DAILY TRIBUNE MEDIA
Lindsey Koplien of Nekoosa finishes making her lunch Tuesday. The teen has to watch what she eats because of a condition called gastroparesis, which slows down her digestive system. / CASEY LAKE/DAILY TRIBUNE MEDIA
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Kim Koplien and DeAnne Fellowes share a common language that's foreign to most people.

Conversation this week between Koplien, 43, Nekoosa, and Fellowes, 41, Port Edwards, was filled with medical terms. They talked about tests and prescription medication like some people discuss their favorite sports teams.

Although they hadn't met before this week, Koplien and Fellowes share a common bond: They both have children dealing with a condition called gastroparesis. They also want people to understand the daily challenges their children face. ...

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