Dr David Lim speaks with fertility and prenatal dietitian Melanie McGrice about how to manage patients’ nutritional requirements.
In this episode:
- The post bariatric patient is in the midst of a life-changing experience, the kind of support they receive makes a big difference to the long term outcomes
- Post bariatric surgery, the patient is effectively in a chronic mal-absorptive state. Protein intake, Vitamin B12, iron, calcium are particularly impacted
- OTC multivitamins are NOT sufficient to meet the needs of these patients, most GPs are unaware of how to supplement and monitor effectively
Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Melanie McGrice, fertility and prenatal dietitian; founder of Nutrition Plus
Total time: 35 mins