Guidelines of patient preparation for blood collection for blood glucose concentration test
- On the day before taking blood glucose test, physical exercises, stress, physiotherapy procedures, administration of pharmaceuticals (with the exclusion of cases of pharmacological therapy prescribed by a physician; in this case the decision to suspend medication shall be made by the consulting physician), administration of oral contraceptives, drinking alcoholic beverages and eating fatty food shall be excluded. Immediately before the test, smoking is forbidden.
- Standard blood sampling is performed in the morning, on an empty stomach (no less than 8 to 12 hours after last meal). Do not drink or brush teeth before the test.
- If the study must be performed during the course of a pharmaceutical therapy, the referral shall state the name of the pharmaceutical and the time of its latest administration.