Should I get my blood work done while I am fasting or wait until after the fast?

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09 Oct, 2016 01:34 AM

Hi Dr Rosedale

Dr Mercola and Dr Fung referred me to you. You are the source of the best info!! Thanks for being Here (on Earth)

My question

I am LC,HF,LP- meticulously for about 4 months (I was low carb/high fat before- but too much protein) I have been water fasting for 2 weeks and will go until I get hungry (maybe 2, 3, or 4 weeks more- I have done this before).

I am due for an annual checkup with my GP. He sends me in for a full blood array (nothing fancy- just the usual). Should I go in for my checkup while I am fasting? Go in just after I end the fast? Or wait til I have been eating for a few weeks?

I am 66yo- very fit- and nothing particularly wrong with me. (touch wood) Yesterday afternoon, my blood glucose was 4.3 and my blood ketones were 4.6. I have a glucometer

kindest regards- and thankyou so much- my health is the best I can remember! wow

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ken on 09 Oct, 2016 01:41 PM

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    Dr. Rosedale is extremely busy these days, he might comment at a later date.

    Thank you for your interest in Dr. Rosedale's work.

    Best of health...

    Ken/   Rosedale Team

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