How long should I fast before a cholesterol blood test?

Answer You should fast for a minimum of nine to 12 hours before a cholesterol test. This will be enough time for any extraneous fats to be flushed out of your blood system and ensure an accurate reading o... Read More »

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How long do you have to fast prior to a diabetes blood test?

You can fast from midnight the night before and have it done first thing in the morning, so roughly 8 hours or so. -------------------------

Do you have to fast before a cholesterol test?

Yes- you need to fast so the result will be accurate. You need to fast for 9 to 12 hours before the test. Your doctor may also advise you to stop taking certain medications that can affect the tes... Read More »

Blood test cholesterol high?

Might've had the test taken a few hours after eating scrambled eggs and sausage for breakfast. Cholesterol can change depending on a lot of things.I had high cholesterol around that age. What low... Read More »

Will a blood test to check cholesterol show that im pregnant or not?

When a blood sample is sent to the laboratory, specific tests are asked for and only those tests are done. One bottle could do masses of different tests but the lab only do the ones asked for honest