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Wellness + Medical Tips

Electrolytes for Hydration and Healing: What They Are & Why You Need Them

Ah, electrolytes—we know they’re good, and we know we need them…but what exactly are they? And, more importantly, what’s the deal with the importance of electrolytes for hydration and healing? If you find yourself wondering why in the world you hear so much talk about the power of electrolytes for hydration and unsure of what, […]

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Healing Tips Preparing for Surgery Wellness + Medical Tips

When Water Won’t Cut It: 5 Times Your Body Needs a Recovery Drink

When it comes to staying hydrated, the general population isn’t exactly knocking it out of the park. In fact, according to MedicalDaily.com, 75% of Americans may be chronically dehydrated (someone pass the water!). Though it’s a state three-quarters of us are in at any given time, being dehydrated has far more of an impact on […]

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Healing Tips Preparing for Surgery Presurgery Nutrition

The Ultimate Life Hack for Quick Healing: Using ClearFast For a Fast Surgery Recovery

When it comes to going under anesthesia, we all want the same thing: a successful procedure and a fast surgery recovery. As much as we love a great hospital bed (hint: not at all), we have to admit there’s nothing better than getting home and starting on the recovery process! Today, then, we’re breaking down […]

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Presurgery Nutrition

Surgery With ClearFast and Without: The Difference is Clear

When it comes to undergoing surgery with ClearFast, there are endless benefits we could tell you about for both your presurgery experience and your recovery…but perhaps the best way to gain a comprehensive understanding of ClearFast’s benefits is to compare what surgery is like with ClearFast versus what it’s like without the help of ClearFast. […]

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Preparing for Surgery Presurgery Nutrition

10 Mistakes You’re Making When Preparing for Surgery

When it comes to preparing for surgery, there’s so much to consider. From transportation plans to remembering to pick-up those all-important prescriptions, there are countless different tasks you can easily forget to take care of ahead of time—especially when you’re anxious and overwhelmed about going under anesthesia. To help you on your quest to ensure […]

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For Med Pros

Patient Satisfaction is Tied to Increased Doctor Pay, New Study Shows

As medical professionals, higher patient satisfaction and better surgical outcomes are always something you’re aiming for…for obvious reasons. But a recent study finds that there’s one new major reason to place even more emphasis on happier, healthier patients and better outcomes: your paycheck may depend on it. Today, we’ll cover:  The link between patient satisfaction […]

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For Med Pros

How to Decrease PIR & Reduce The Risk of Surgical Site Infection with Preop Carbohydrate Loading

As physicians, surgeons and anesthesiologists, we know your number-one goal is to ensure patient safety during surgery—while at the same time ensuring efficient hospital stay times and high patient satisfaction. Surgical site infections caused by postoperative insulin resistance (PIR) are not only dangerous to your patients, but can affect your patient satisfaction scores (HCAHPS) negatively. […]

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Healing Tips

Sick After Anesthesia? Here’s How to Reduce Post-Op Nausea & Vomiting

If you’re someone who gets sick after anesthesia, you know just how frustrating it can be to wake up from surgery nauseous and vomiting—especially when all you want to do is get discharged and head home for your recovery. When we created ClearFast, our number-one goal was to formulate a product that would make for […]

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Healing Tips Presurgery Nutrition

How to Heal Faster from Surgery: Using ClearFast to get an Edge on Recovery after Cosmetic Surgery

So you’ve made the courageous decision to go under the knife! No matter the type of nip or tuck you’ve opted for, if you’re brave enough to go under anesthesia for elective cosmetic surgery, you’re not alone. In fact, according to a report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 17.1 million cosmetic procedures were […]

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For Med Pros

Preparing Your Patients for Surgery with the ClearFast Enhanced Recovery Drink: Your Top 5 Questions Answered

Preparing Your Patients for Surgery with the ClearFast Enhanced Recovery Drink: Your Top 5 Questions Answered With traditional NPO on its way out and pre-surgery carbohydrate loading taking its place, we’re now on the forefront of a major shift in the way the medical industry looks at surgery prep. This shift means that our team […]