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Fasting time???
Jan 30, 2006
... The reason for fasting before a lipid panel is that a measure of triglycerides is a part of that panel and is needed in calculating your TC. ... (3 replies)
Fasting time???
Jan 30, 2006
... I was always told to fast for 12 hours. It usually will say on your order for blood work. I recently had a lipid panel done. The good and bad cholesterol were in ideal range, as well as total cholesterol. The thing that was out of whack was my triglycerides. ... (3 replies)
... carb meal can be as much as ten times what a fasting triglycerides result might be! So ignore those results and fast for 12 to 14 hours next time. Also, don't consume any alcohol within 24 hours, as it can influence the test for longer. ... (2 replies)

... Every 3 months I keep wishing for a lipid panel that comes back with all numbers in normal ranges... ... (0 replies)
... I'm 27 years old. I recently had my cholesterol tested for the first time. ... (6 replies)
... Was this test done after fasting for about 12 hours? ... (4 replies)
... Regarding tests for heart disease, it amazes me that, given my high reading, this doctor didn't first consider a test to determine if I actually have CHD. ... (13 replies)
... hdl numbers much or not, but for triglycerides I was told that fasting matters. ... (13 replies)
... years. I was going in for a "consultation," but ended up having blood drawn. ... (13 replies)
... I think you should call your dr. to get the other numbers. When they do a lipid panel, it consists of your TC, LDL, HDL and Trigs. ... (11 replies)
... Well I went to a urgent care center to get some things checked out, and they did a lipid panel, without me fasting, that day I ate only a half of egg salad sandwhich, 2 pieces of bell pepper, and some ground turkey with beans... ... (14 replies)
Hi, I'm new
Jun 5, 2001
... Thanks Chris and JJ for the welcome! ... (9 replies)

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