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Question: Fasting for blood work


 Lumos07 - Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:27 pm

I am having several lab test done tomorrow and they told me to fast for 12 hours dose that include no water? I am really thristy.

Lumos07 :)
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Sep 14, 2005 8:23 am

User avatar Hi Lumos07,
If you were instructed to fast I would refrain from drinking anything including water.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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