Information for Patients

Preparing for your Test

The following information has been provided to assist you in preparing for your tests:

Urine

Mid Stream Urine Collection

24hr Urine – Plain

24hr Urine – Acid

Blood

Glucose Challenge Test (GCT)

Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)

Fasting

If your doctor has requested a fasting test, we recommend that this occurs overnight.  This is usually required for 10-12 hours before your test.  It is important that you continue to drink water as this will prevent you becoming dehydrated.