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Question: fasting for blood work

 poohbear - Sun Aug 10, 2003 6:32 pm

I have a question regarding fasting before blood work. I had a lipid panel and a cmp (comprehensive metabolic panel) done. I did not know how long to fast. I did fast for one day, about 20 hours. I found out that it should have only been 12 hours. Will this make a huge difference?
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Mon Aug 11, 2003 6:27 am

User avatar Dear Poohbear,

No it will not make any difference.

Thank you very much for using our website

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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