G-PACT Communities

G-PACT Communities

G-PACT provides many opportunities for patients and caregivers to receive online support. Most require a simple approval process.

Yahoo: largest online support group for GP and CIP on the web with over 3,400 members. https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/gastroparesis/info

G-PACT on Inspire: a community of support groups for a variety of conditions all in one location. www.inspire.com/groups/g-pact-gastroparesis-and-cip/

G-PACT on Twitter: Follow us at @4GPACT.

Facebook:   There are a number of group options on Facebook:

The main fan page is to be utilized mostly for public relations updates such as new medication or treatment options, publicizing G-PACT events, sharing motivational messages and sharing information on webinars and other educational events.  This page is not for patient postings or questions.  www.facebook.com/GPACT

G-PACT: Coping with Gastroparesis and Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction- this is a general group for all issues related to life with GP. CIP, and CI (aka: DTP- Digestive Tract Paralysis).  www.facebook.com/groups/GPACT

The Gutsy Teen Lounge: Very active, engaging group for teens/young adults with DTP.  www.facebook.com/groups/gutsyteenlounge

G-PACT:  Kid Bits: Group for parents or caregivers of kids with DTP. www.facebook.com/groups/kidbits

G-PACT: Successfully Living with DTP:  Group for individuals dealing with milder forms of digestive tract paralysis who want a place to discuss their diseases in positive way.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/384154588353507/

G-PACT:  Gastroparesis and Pregnancy:    Group for those suffering from digestive tract issues who are currently pregnant or considering pregnancy. We also welcome those who have been pregnant while suffering from DTP.    https://www.facebook.com/groups/532377730222400/

G-PACT Send a Smile:  Group for those who want to bring a smile to others by sending cards and/or small gifts to patients experiencing a particularly difficult time.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/496123433854553/?fref=nf

G-PACT Supply Depot: This group allows members to post medical supplies they have and supplies they need so patients can swap when in need. Shipping arrangements and payment are made directly between donor and recipient. Items requiring a prescription, or items that are not legal, may not be posted.   Participants who receive supplies and default on payment may be banned from the group.  www.facebook.com/groups/gpactsupplydepot

G-PACT:  Prayer chain: This group is dedicated to people who like to pray and believe in the power of prayer. It is open to praying for suffering DTPers or ANY issue weighing heavily in the minds and souls of DTPers that they would like to share with others. Prayer requests may be posted.  www.facebook.com/groups/DTPrayers

DTP Sharing and Solicitation Group:  This group is where people can post their solicitation requests, since all other groups have a non-solicitation policy.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/690069241017050/

 

International Groups:

G-PACT Canada:
Group for our Canadian friends to connect with each other.  www.facebook.com/groups/GPACTCanada

G-PACT Down Under:
Group for people who live in Australia or New Zealand to connect. www.facebook.com/groups/GPACTDownUnder

G-PACT UK:
Group for G-PACT members from the UK to connect and share information. https://www.facebook.com/groups/GPACTUK/