Overview and Target Audience
Bariatric nutrition is highly relevant in the life of every patient. However, the field is littered with misconceptions that can negatively impact the health and success of patients. This course is designed with the bariatric dietitian in mind but all health care professionals will benefit from an update on the latest evidence-based guidelines in bariatric nutrition. From pre-op to post-op, best practices will be provided to support optimal nutrition care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
- Describe nutrition considerations for unique populations undergoing bariatric surgery including adolescents, older adults, patients pending organ transplants, athletes, and people with type 1 diabetes.
- Explain how bariatric surgery impacts gut microbiota.
- Apply strategies to prevent and manage weight regain after bariatric surgery.
Speakers Coming Soon!
Topic: Bariatric Surgery in Special Populations: Nutrition Considerations
Intro and Housekeeping - person-first language reminder, pre- and post- pathways
Mary Susan Sewell, MS RD
Sue Cummings, MS RD
Patients Bridging to Organ Transplant
Colleen Tewksbury, PhD MPH RD LDN
People with Type 1 Diabetes
Special Populations Panel
Topic: Post-op Nutrition Considerations
Microbiome and Bariatric Surgery - Where are We?
Managing Post-op Weight Regain
Wrap-up: pre- and post-pathways