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Fast or not for am cortisol bloodwork?

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Old 01-20-2010, 08:34 AM   #1
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Fast or not for am cortisol bloodwork?

I can't remember if you need to fast or not for a morning cortisol test. Unfortunately the office doesn't open until 8:30, so that's the earliest I can get tested.

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Old 01-20-2010, 10:25 AM   #2
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Re: Fast or not for am cortisol bloodwork?

Fasting is not necessary. If you are taking cortisol or any suppliments with cortisol then these need to be discontined for 2 weeks prior to testing.

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