Can I eat or drink before having a blood test?
In order to have the most accurately and precisely blood test result, do not eat or drink anything except water for 6-8 hours and 8-12 hours before having a blood test to diagnose Diabetes and fat respectively.
What program should I choose for health check up?
If you don’t have Congenital Disease or Genetic Disease i.e. Cancer, Diabetes, Renopathy, Hypertension, Obesity and Thalassemia, you can check up your health according to your age. For example, if you are 35 years old, you should mainly have a blood test for diabetes and fat.
If you have congenital disease or any disease that you have to take medicine continuously for a long period, besides the standard health check up program, you should have liver and kidney function test at least twice a year.
If there is a record of genetic disease in your family history, you should add the test for that disease in your health check up program.
How to prepare myself before having a blood test?
If you are having a blood test for diabetes and fat, do not eat or drink anything except water for 6-8 hours and 8-12 hours respectively before the test.
If you are having medicine that effects to the blood test result, do not take that medicine before having the test.
You should not wear uncomfortable clothes.
What should I do? I don’t want to have health check up because I am afraid of knowing that there is something wrong about my health.
You should not be afraid of the health check up result and you must have health check up regularly. In case there is something wrong about your health, you can get the remedy in time.
What programs are recommended for health check up before getting married?
- Venereal disease i.e. AIDS, Hepatitis B and Syphilis
- Complete Blood Count (CBC)
- Blood group, both ABO system and Rh system
Could normal blood test diagnose every disease?
No, it couldn’t. You have to inform your doctor or medical technologist what disease you would like to test particularly such as AIDS, Diabetes and Cholesterol.