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If your doctor orders lab work, ask if you should fast ... Fasting instructions. If ... I'm
thirsty. Can I have something to drink? You may drink only water. Do not drink ...
A: Fasting requires the patient to go without anything to eat, drink, chew (i.e. ...
Can I have coffee or tea when I'm fasting? A: No, only plain water. 4. If I am
having fasting tests, what do I do about prescribed medications or vitamins that I
am taking? ... Why do I sometimes wait a long time to have my blood work
May 4, 2009 ... ugh, I have to have my blood taken this week for some tests & I'm not looking
forward to it. ... they wouldn't ask you to fast if they didn't have good reason. ...
Fasting before having your cholesterol/triglycerides checked will give you an
accurate idea of ... You can drink water and plain black coffee ...
I have fasting blood test tomorrow morning at 10, the nurse told me to fast ... now
here's the question..... can i literally only have water or can i have ... I don't know
how coffee or tea would affect cholesterol results, if they're doing that also. ... The
lipids will need a 14 hour fast, but since I'm one of those ot...
I had my routine blood work done recently and cheated and had my ... if the
coffee & creamer would have made my fasting blood sugar look ... that I can have
black coffee (nothing added) before routine blood work. ... Next time, nothing but
water. ... I'm a coffee addict and that is what I do when I need fasting ...
Dec 2, 2011 ... It is my understanding black coffee is ok to drink before tests if no sweetener or. ...
is out anyway - only water to drink between waking and blood draw. .... I'm just a
guy who has had type 2 diabetes for 30+ years. .... http://health.msn.com/health-
I?m having some blood drawn tomorrow for a blood test my doctor ordered. They
said I can only have water and black coffee after midnight. Why do I ... If you have
a large carbohydrate meal prior to the test your sugar will be high. ... enough that
the routine blood tests that used to require fasting don't always require it now.
She asked me if the blood test would really be any different or effected if ... I told
sorry, I'm a Ph.D. and not an M.D. so I don't have a clue, ... She should either
reschedule her blood draw or stick to water, or it will be pointless. ... She would
do well to not drink alcohol 24 hours before the blood draw, really.
Doctors give unbiased, helpful information on indications, contra-indications,
benefits, and complications: Dr. Pizzo on can i drink water if im fasting for blood ...
1. Hi I'm meant to have a fasting blood test to check my hormones this ... Yes:
Could depending on the test, if is blood sugar or chol then coffee could make an
impact. ... to fast 10 hours before and was wondering whether you can drink