You wake up on the morning of your doctor’s appointment, eager to know your blood sugar level or your body’s cholesterol level.
After you get into your doctor’s office and you see your doctor. But your doctor sends you back home with instructions not to eat or drink anything besides water as from 7-8 pm till the next morning when you will have your blood drawn for the lab. One may wonder why get sent back home and what is this fasting for blood tests?
The next morning those growling sounds can be frustrating, and it is hard to ignore the morning cravings for breakfast and a cup of coffee. However, getting your blood drawn is a quick process, and soon after it is done, you can resume eating and drinking.… Read More