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Nutritional Trends and Implications for Weight Loss Surgery

Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT

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Graphic of a stomach post-surgery. Anterior Vagus Nerve Trunk with Electrode, Posterior Vagus Nerve Trunk with Electrode, Suture Wings, Leads, and Neuroregulator are labeled.

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Obesity rates in the U.S are at an all-time high. Health care costs of obesity range from $147 to $210 billion per year. Nutritional Trends and Implications for Weight Loss Surgery is a timely topic. Tune into this webinar for an in-depth discussion on the various types of weight loss surgery, who is a good candidate for weight loss surgery and the benefits and complications of these surgeries.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe and list the types of bariatric surgeries.
  • Identify current practice guidelines for MNT in bariatrics.
  • Identify key factors in pre-op assessments for long-term success.

Presenter

Ashley McCartney, MS, RD, LDN
Bariatrics / General Surgery
Carle Hospital
Urbana, IL

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Event Materials

Watch the Recording on YouTube

Post-op feeding Guidelines

Vitamin Tips Sleeve Gastrectomy Patients

Vitamin Tips Gastric Bypass Patients

Pregnancy After Weight Loss Surgery

ASMBS Allied Health Nutritional Guidelines for the Surgical Weight Loss Patient

AND weight loss surgery tool kit.

Presentation slides (PDF)

Presentation slides (Slide Share)

Bariatric Surgery: What is Covered by TRICARE?

Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Obesity Statistics

The Post-surgery Diet for Bariatric Patients: What to Expect

Nutritional Guidelines Following Weight Loss Surgery

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