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Doctor insights on: Can I Have Coffee Before Chelostral Test

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Might consuming coffee with half and half affect my cholesterol test?

Cholesterol: Half and half has lots of fat, if you consume lots with coffee your lipid level will be raised. ...Read more

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Does coffee elevate your cholesterol?

Does coffee elevate your cholesterol?

No, unless....: Unless you drink a lot of it and load it up with sugar and cream/high fat milk. ...Read more

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Is green coffee bean extract helpful for weight loss? Diabetes, cholesterol...

Is green coffee bean extract helpful for weight loss? Diabetes, cholesterol...

Not really.: Although I can't say that for you it would have no effect, general studies have shown that there's no magic in green coffee bean extract for weight loss or for the medical conditions you mentioned. It might lighten your wallet, but that's about it. ...Read more

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Been having sharp but intermittent pain in my upper stomach/lower esophagus. Could this be an ulcer? Take medication for depression and cholesterol. Drink coffee in the mornings.

Been having sharp but intermittent pain in my upper stomach/lower esophagus. Could this be an ulcer? Take medication for depression and cholesterol. Drink coffee in the mornings.

It: It may be, but you really need a medical work up to determine the cause of the pain. If you vomit dark coffee ground like material or have black, tarry, smelly bowel movements, this could be signs of gastro-intestinal bleeding and should be addressed asap. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I take green coffee bean supplements wfish oil-omega 3 1200mg x 2 caltrate 600d x 2 40 mg corgard (nadolol) for md mvp 80 mg pravastatin for cholesterol?

Can I take green coffee bean supplements wfish oil-omega 3 1200mg x 2 caltrate 600d x 2 40 mg corgard (nadolol) for md mvp 80 mg pravastatin for cholesterol?

Sure but + & - are?: We have millions of compounds in our body, of our own production. You are worrying about a few supplements, some complex (beans); some very refined (pravachol) & intensively studied. By law, dshea 1994, see fda.Gov, if sold otc as a dietary supplement, the marketers are exempt from evaluating or proving their claims, so who knows? Ans: no one. Are trials of complex combo’s done? No; who would pay? ...Read more

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If you are fasting for a HDL test can you have black coffee?

If you are fasting for a HDL test can you have black coffee?

Fasting: Fasting means no food, black coffee qualifies as food and will stimulate metabolic processes, so no coffee. ...Read more

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For an eoofageal manometry test to see exactly what's going on. Do I have to avoid any food or beverage for a leanth of time before? Like coffee..

For an eoofageal manometry test to see exactly what's going on. Do I have to avoid any food or beverage for a leanth of time before? Like coffee..

Esophageal manometer: I think all that you need to do is not to eat or drink after midnight the night before but I would check with the facility doing the test. ...Read more

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Modafinil vs. No Doze? No Doze gives me too many jitters and not a coffee drinker, I work overnights in 10 hour shifts 4 days a week. What tests reqrd?

Modafinil vs. No Doze? No Doze gives me too many jitters and not a coffee drinker, I work overnights in 10 hour shifts 4 days a week. What tests reqrd?

Modafinil: This medication is approve for shift work sleep disorders. Talk to your doctor. There may or may not be testing that is necessary. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to drink coffee before a GI medical test?

Is it possible for you to drink coffee before a GI medical test?

Check with: Check with your doctor before your GI procedure for specific instructions of bowel preparation. You should have been given a handout outlining do's and don'ts before your GI procedure. ...Read more

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My coworker wanted to test my sugar level this morning, all I had was a coffee (lots of sugar and cream) but my level was 140 is this normal?

My coworker wanted to test my sugar level this morning, all I had was a coffee (lots of sugar and cream) but my level was 140 is this normal?

May be: You have not given information of the time interval between drinking the coffee and getting your blood tested. If you are not diabetic, your blood sugar level will eventually fall to normal range within 1 to 2 hours. Take it easy on the cream and sugar though. ...Read more

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I've a sleep test appointment today and I was told not to drink coffee all day but I forgot and had a cup. Should I postpone the sleep test or still go?

I've a sleep test appointment today and I was told not to drink coffee all day but I forgot and had a cup. Should I postpone the sleep test or still go?

Go: Caffeine may contaminate the results slightly, but given its short time to elimination from the body, more likely your sleep study will be unchanged. Don't have any more caffeine, and you ought to get good, reliable results. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have fasting Sugar 107 n post sugar 147.Had coffee n puri before gng for post sugar test. Does it mean I have sugar? What precautions should I take?

Possibly: A fasting blood sugar greater than 100mg/dl shows you are at risk for diabetes. Your doctor will confirm this with a 2part test that can be done in his office. Meanwhile healthy eating with portion control with having more vegetables on your plate than starchy foods combined with exercise will help ...Read more

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Can drink coffee before blood test cause elevated alt?

No: In fact, coffee has been shown to lower ast and alt. ...Read more

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Can coffee give cause cancer do I need to have a blood test.

Can coffee give cause cancer do I need to have a blood test.

No and No: Coffee does not give you cancer and you do not need a blood test. Incidentally there is no good blood test for cancer. ...Read more

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Is having a fasting blood sugar level of 106 high? (I had two cups of black coffee before the test)

Is having a fasting blood sugar level of 106 high? (I had two cups of black coffee before the test)

Need to retest: Fasting blood sugar test should be done after an overnight fast of at least 8 hours. Do not eat or drink anything other than water. 106 is not too high but by some it may be considered pre-diabetic.
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I am 18 I woke up and drank coffee with 2 teaspoons of sugar and I took a blood test and the result was 108 is it normal?

I am 18 I woke up and drank coffee with 2 teaspoons of sugar and I took a blood test and the result was 108 is it normal?

Depends: Blood glucose is best monitored in fasting condition. You should have fasted at least 8 hours not taken anything other than water. This result is not interpretable due to your intake of coffee and sugar before the blood draw. ...Read more