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Posted by: Kathryn | 2010/11/30

How long must I fast for if I want to have a SUGAR test?

Good Day


I would like to have a blood sugar test done to determine whether or not I am diabetic as I have been on high-dose cortisone for a long time (orally as well as intravenously on frequent occasions) and have heard that cortisone can lead to diabetes eventually.


Am I allowed to drink coffee or not before the test?


Regards

Anne

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Hallo Kathryn
You need to fast from 22h00 the previous evening and you can't drink coffee - only water before the test. Best to do it first thing in the morning.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/11/30

Hallo Kathryn
You need to fast from 22h00 the previous evening and you can't drink coffee - only water before the test. Best to do it first thing in the morning.
Dr Bets

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