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NUCLEAR STRESS TEST

Nothing to eat after midnight except water and medications.  If you are a diabetic patient and take insulin in the morning time, only take 1/3 of your morning dose of insulin and bring the rest of your insulin with you to take after you eat.  Let us know if it needs refrigeration.

If you are a diabetic and on oral diabetic medications, do not take the morning of your stress test but bring with you to take after you eat.

STRICTLY NO CAFFEINE whether tea, coffee or soda.  No decaf coffee as well.


ECHOCARDIOGRAM

No special instructions.


SIMPLE TREADMILL STRESS TEST

Nothing to eat after midnight except water and medications.


STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAM

Nothing to eat after midnight except water and medications.


MUGA SCAN

You may eat a light breakfast and take your morning medications as you normally would.


ABDOMINAL AORTA ULTRASOUND

Nothing to eat for 8 hours before this test except water and medications.


CHOLESTEROL CHECK

Nothing to eat 6-8 hours beforehand except water and medications you normally take.




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