Bariatric surgeries are designed to promote food restriction, nutrient malabsorption, or both. It’s not uncommon for individuals who have received bariatric surgery to experience vitamin and mineral deficiencies down the road. Dietitians are the nutrition experts and may be the only clinicians on the team who are keeping micronutrient deficiencies in mind. Join Sara Glanz, MS, RD, LD, CNSC as we dive into micronutrient deficiencies including, physical signs and symptoms, what nutrients may be affected by specific surgeries, and how to treat a true deficiency.
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