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From Palmdale, California, USA:

If a person that will be tested for a fasting diabetic panel drinks a can of Diet Coke or Diet Pepsi just before his/her blood gets drawn, will this affect the blood analysis?


The caffeine in the soda could possibly affect the test result.


[Editor's comment: See Caffeine ingestion before an oral glucose tolerance test impairs blood glucose management in men with type 2 diabetes. BH]

Original posting 17 Sep 2005
Posted to Type 2 and Other


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