Gastroparesis and dysmotility disorders
Nutritional management can span over oral, enteral and parenteral routes
Wednesday February 6, 2019
The presentation covers:
- Definition, diagnosis and aetiology of dysmotility disorders, including gastroparesis
- Signs and symptoms of dysmotility disorders
- Exploration of comorbidities such as diabetes, coeliac disease and disordered eating
- Medical management including medications, and procedures, including gastric pacemakers.
- Nutritional management including oral, enteral and parenteral pathways as well as lifestyle considerations.
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About the Presenter
Dr Sharon Carey, PhD, APD
Sharon is currently the head of dietetics at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia, involving the day-to-day and strategic management of dietitians and dietitian assistants. Sharon has also been working as a gastrointestinal specialist Dietitian for over 10 years. She has a specific interest in major gastrointestinal surgery including intestinal failure. Sharon completed her PhD through the University of Sydney in 2013, which involved an in depth look at the long term nutritional consequences of major upper gastrointestinal surgeries, and the impact the surgery has on quality of life. In 2008 she was awarded a Churchill Scholarship for her work in the nutritional management of intestinal failure and has continued to provide clinical services to this group of patients as well as advocacy, research and education.
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