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www.livestrong.com/article/291087-can-you-drink-black-coffee-before-a-cholesterol-test

May 11, 2015 ... It is generally required that you fast for 9 to 12 hours before a cholesterol blood test. Neither eating nor drinking anything but water before the ...

www.everydayhealth.com/cholesterol-specialist/coffee-before-cholesterol-testing.aspx

Apr 26, 2010 ... I had a few cups of black coffee (no cream or sugar) before a cholesterol test. Will it affect the results, and if so, how? Can I have any liquids ...

www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/fasting-before-a-cholesterol-test

Aug 11, 2016 ... Fasting for eight to 12 hours before a cholesterol test doesn't seem to be necessary. But for now, people should continue to follow their ...

blog.aarp.org/2012/11/14/skip-fasting-before-a-cholesterol-test-study-says

Nov 14, 2012 ... Those who ate an hour before a cholesterol test had triglyceride levels ... levels may still require fasting cholesterol tests, others should check ...

www.goviter.com/blogs/viter-blog/why-you-can-drink-coffee-or-not-before-a-blood-test

Drinking coffee and eating are OK before some blood tests but not others, and some doctors say any black coffee at all before is OK even before a cholesterol ...

cholesterolguardian.com/can-drink-coffee-fasting-blood-test-cholesterol

May 5, 2016 ... Prior to a blood test, it is common that fasting is required. Commonly, it is done for 9 to 12 hours before the test is performed, according to the ...

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/cholesterol-test/details/how-you-prepare/ppc-20169538

Jan 12, 2016 ... ... to 12 hours before the test. Some cholesterol tests don't require fasting, so follow the instructions provided by your doctor. RisksWhat you can ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/fasting-may-not-be-necessary-before-cholesterol-test

Nov 13, 2012 ... Before taking a cholesterol test, adults are typically told to fast for up to 12 ... A cholesterol test, also called a lipid panel or lipid profile, measures the ... isn't all good news · Should all U.S. children get a cholesterol blood test?

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15928258

May 31, 2005 ... BACKGROUND: Although patients are instructed to abstain from food before having blood drawn for lipid analysis, many still drink coffee in the ...