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 Is fasting required for a cholesterol test?

Answer Fasting is required before a cholesterol test if you want an accurate reading of your LDL (low-density lipoprotein, or "bad cholesterol") levels. Tests of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and overall... Read More »
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Had fasting blood test but have been called back for another non-fasting to re-check u&e's. clues please?

Maybe some of the results are a bit out of range, so they called you back to confirm it or to get some new results. It's all for your health and not for their profit..
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Is fasting required for a PSA screening?

On One Hand: No Preparation NecessaryNo fasting is required for PSA (or prostate specific antigen) screening. The blood test is performed either at a laboratory or in the doctor's office. The scree... Read More »
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Fasting before a blood test?

YES that ice cream you ate is guaranteed to raise your cholesterol, and a couple other lines on blood test, but will not affect the HbA1c test at all. You need to call and reschedule the test!!
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Fasting blood test?

I have to have fasting blood tests and was told by my GP that I could have warm water to drink before the test.Milk or sugar will obviously affect the test results.
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