Preparing for Surgery with Diabetes: Drinking ClearFast for a Safer Surgery

Preparing for Surgery with Diabetes: Drinking ClearFast for a Safer Surgery For the over 30 million people in the U.S. who have diabetes, the thought of preparing for surgery with diabetes can be frightening to say the least. The inherent stress that comes along with surgery, coupled with pre-op fasting and post-op complications, can make managing your diabetes and controlling …

5 Tips for Preparing for Wisdom Teeth Removal

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5 Tips for Preparing for Wisdom Teeth Removal Wisdom teeth removal is practically a high-school rite of passage. In fact, nearly 85 percent of adults have had their wisdom teeth removed, and just around 10 million wisdom teeth are removed each year (that’s 5 million mouths that are operated on annually!). So, how do you help your highschooler prepare for …

Preparing for Surgery with ClearFast: “Ask Your Doctor!”

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Preparing for Surgery with ClearFast: “Ask Your Doctor!” We’ve all been there—you’re preparing for surgery at your pre-op appointment, and, while you had a list of questions to ask your doctor, you suddenly you find yourself at a loss for words. Doctors, after all, are healthcare experts and asking them questions or broaching brand-new subjects with physicians can be intimidating. …

Set Your Body Up For Success: Proactive Surgery Prep with the Right Presurgery Drink

Set Your Body Up For Success: Proactive Surgery Prep with the Right Preop Drink Anyone who’s undergone anesthesia knows the scene: you’ve spent the night restless and anxious about your upcoming surgery, you’re nervous and uncomfortable (and could really use that all-important cup of morning coffee you’ve had to skip), you’re getting poked and prodded with IVs…and to top it …

Lowering Stomach Acidity and Increasing Patient Safety with Fluid Fasting

In recent years, an increasing number of clinical studies point to the fact that medical professionals should transition away from the traditional NPO fasting policy and instead encourage proper fluid fasting with an enhanced recovery drink. Preparing patients for anesthesia with the right clear carbohydrate beverage increases patient safety during surgery, reduces the risk of post op complications and even …

Using ClearFast as Part of Your Colonoscopy Prep Procedure:

The Power of Proper Pre-Op Hydration & Nutrition for a Better Colonoscopy Experience So you’re getting a colonoscopy… Colonoscopy prep can be daunting to say the least. With approximately 15 million colonoscopies performed in the U.S. each year, this routine procedure can often induce anxiety and cause confusion for many—especially as it relates to how to comfortably prepare for the …

What To Look For in a Pre Surgery Drink

When it comes to pre surgery drinks, they aren’t all created equal. Here are some things to look for when deciding what to buy: 1. L-Citrulline Always choose a pre surgery drink that contains L-Citrulline like ClearFast does. L-Citrulline is a healing property, and when it comes to surgery, healing is everything. Avoid Drinks That: – Use Arginine – while …

4 Things To Do Before Your Procedure

ClearFast changes the experience of having surgery. Hydrating and nourishing your body before a big challenge is one of the best ways to go in and come out strong! Read more to learn about some other great ways to prepare for your upcoming procedure. Get Moving Prepare your body for the upcoming challenge of surgery. The stronger and healthier your …

Preventing Insulin Resistance and Muscle Breakdown

Preparing patients with a complex carb rich, clear preop drink like ClearFast has been shown to not only reduce muscle breakdown, but lower infection rates. Starved patients are much more likely to experience insulin resistance (higher chance of SSI) and muscle breakdown which can cause readmissions and increased costs to health service providers. The ASER and POQI joint consensus statement …

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Review

One of the major pillars of any enhanced recovery program is a clear, complex carb rich preop beverage that nourishes and hydrates patients in the immediate preop. Carb loading patients with a preoperative carbohydrate drink like ClearFast reduces the chance postop insulin resistance, thereby improving recovery and shortening length of stay. In “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Review,” Doctors Ljungqvist, …