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Do I have to have a prescription for doing a blood sugar and lipid profile test at the drugstore?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Lot of drugstores and other setups offer free tests.

In brief: No

Lot of drugstores and other setups offer free tests.
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Dr. James Underberg
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Depends on where test is done.
Some places will offer this a a screening test, but other will require a requisition or prescription so as t have someone to report abnormal results back to. If you do lipid and sugar testing the results should be shown to a qualified health care provider.

In brief: Depends

Depends on where test is done.
Some places will offer this a a screening test, but other will require a requisition or prescription so as t have someone to report abnormal results back to. If you do lipid and sugar testing the results should be shown to a qualified health care provider.
Thank
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