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Preadmission Testing
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Pre-Op Diet Instruction

All patients must do JourneyLite/Proti products prior to surgery!

You are allowed to have 6 products per day (5 packets and 1 bar).  It is important to spread these meals out to every 2-3 hours throughout the day to minimize hunger.

You are permitted to have the following in unlimited amounts at or in between your meals:

  • Sugar-free beverages such as Crystal Light, Wyler’s Light, sugar-free Kool-Aid, sugar-free Tang, Diet Snapple, Minute Maid Lite, Fruit2O, Propel, Powerade Zero, coffee or tea with sugar substitute, or water.
  • Strained broth soups or bouillon (all varieties)  
  • Sugar-free popsicles and Sugar-free gelatin
  • Sugar-free gum and mints

Hydration is very important!!!  Your goal for fluid intake is 48-64 ounces per day, in addition to your protein supplements throughout the day.