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Re: [IP] Lab Tests



> > I was just wondering, I have to go have lab work done in a few days. My
> doctor
> > ordered a cholesterol test, so that means fasting for at least eight
> hours.
> > What happens if my bg is low before I go have my lab drawn? It doesn't
> usually
> > happen too often, but it will occasionally. It'll be my luck, that would
> be
> > the day for a low to happen. Any ideas, I'd appreciate. The day set for
> lab is
> > Wednesday. 

By fasting, he means no "food" that might contain protein, fat, 
etc.... Glucose tabs shouldn't screw up their tests.

Michael

>Thanks!
> >                          Jamie
> 
> 
> Jamie,
> 
> Have you ever  tested your basal rate.  If that is in good order
> then you shouldn't have any problems.
> 
> Your other option would be to set a  temporary basal that is lower
> than what you are now taking.
> 
> If a low happens, a low happens.  Treat the low and reschedule in
> that case.
> 
> Good luck with you tests!
> 
> Chris
> 
> PS.  I study for all my blood tests!
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