A 43-year-old member asked:
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can you drink pedialyte while fasting for a blood test?

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Dr. Robert Choate
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: Pedialyte contains a sugar. This breaks the concept of a fast. Non-nutrient liquids only during the period of fast.
Answered on Apr 6, 2020
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