Special Considerations: Implementing Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) in Patients with Diabetes
Course Description:In this course, David C. Evans, MD, FACS, FASPEN and Katie Porter Starr, PhD, RDN will discuss the added metabolic impact of diabetes for patients undergoing surgery; evaluate guidelines related to pre-operative, intraoperative, and post-operative glycemic management; and identify special considerations in the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) model for individuals with diabetes. Originally presented as a live webinar on October 7, 2021.
- Run Time: 45
Course Instructor Bio(s)
David C. Evans, MD, FACS, FASPEN
Katie Porter Starr, PhD, RDN
Amie Heap, MPH, RDN
Amie serves as the Director of Health Policy, Education, and Alliances and as the Director of the Abbott Nutrition Health Institute. In this capacity she directs the creation of health and nutrition resources that assist healthcare professionals, and the populations they serve, on a global level. As part of this role, Amie establishes partnerships with domestic and international organizations working to address the challenge of preventing, identifying, and treating malnutrition.
Prior to joining Abbott, Amie served as the Senior Nutrition Advisor in the Office of HIV/AIDS in the Bureau of Global Health at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). In this position, Amie provided technical assistance to 30 countries in eastern and southern Africa, southeast Asia, and the Caribbean implementing global HIV/nutrition/food security programs. She also served as the HIV/nutrition strategic information liaison to the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator.
Amie received a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Brigham Young University and a Master of Public Health degree from George Washington University.
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