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Nutritional Challenges of the Post-Operative Bariatric Surgery Patient: Avoiding the Pitfalls

‐ Feb 12, 2013 11:30am

Credits: None available.

CE credit available for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists and physiciansTotal Credit Hours: 1.5 Start Date: December 1, 2014 Expiration Date (all CE credit must be claimed by the expiration date): December 31, 2014 Lecture of the Month CE Activity Overall Goal:This CE activity serves to promote the process of life-long learning for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, and nurses who specialize in the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism.

Goal and Target Audience:This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research
  • Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
  • Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize two major nutritional concerns in the pregnant post-bariatric surgery patient
  2. Identify two potential nutritional causes of neurological deficits in post-bariatric surgery patients
  3. Describe two nutritional challenges of glucose metabolism and management in the post-bariatric surgery patient

Speaker Credentials and Affiliations:

Malcolm Robinson, MD AssistantProfessor of Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

Kris Mogensen, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC Team Leader Dietitian Department of Nutrition Brigham and Women's Hospital Farmington, MA Lorraine Young, MS, RD, LDN, CNSD Home Nutrition Support Manager Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Boston Medical Center Boston, MA Thomas Ziegler, MD Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids Emory University School of Medicine

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Commercial Relationships Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest (COI) of Faculty

Thomas R. Ziegler: Fresenius, Research Funding, Independent Contractor (including contracted research). Conflict resolved through peer review methodology.

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Credits: None available.