Fasting No Longer Necessary Before Cholesterol Test, Experts Say

New research findings from Canada, Denmark, and United States of America indicate that it is not necessary to be on an empty stomach when testing for cholesterol levels. Fasting is a problem for many patients such as children, older adults, diabetes patients, and workers. Patients must not fast since cholesterol and triglyceride levels have been found to be similar irrespective of whether they fast or not.

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