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does eating carbs the night before a basic metabolic panel test affect the outcome?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Carbs before labs: You need to be fasting for at least 12 hours before labs. Type of food does not have much effect, unless late at night or in excess.
Answered on Aug 14, 2012

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