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Your Surgery Journey: Patient Guide


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Eating and Drinking Before Surgery: Patient Instruction Handouts

For patients without diabetes:

For patients with diabetes:

All Patients - When to Stop Eating and Drinking Before Surgery:


To see more videos about surgery, go to the Before and After Surgery Video Library​.

Surgery Information

Types of Surgeries

For more information on care before and after surgery, and different types of surgery, go to Patient Care Handouts​, and click on Before and After Surgery and Adult in the list.

Current as of: May 31, 2019

Author: Surgery Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services