Should Fasting Before Checking Vitamin D3 Lab?
HealthReplies.com ….. I want to ask …. this is my 5-year-old child, plans to check vitamin D3 lab. do you really have to fast for 8 hours?
Hello Jatmiko, Thank you for the question.
Vitamin D is one of the fat-soluble vitamins produced by the body with the help of ulraviolte rays obtained from exposure to sunlight. Viramin D can also be obtained from several food sources; for example seafood, mushrooms, milk and eggs; and from viamin D. supplements. Blood tests can be done to determine levels of vitamin D in the blood. This examination is intended to determine whether a person has vitamin D deficiency or not. Many studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a number of chronic diseases. Blood tests carried out is the examination of 25-OH vitamin D. This examination can assess levels of vitamin D in the body obtained from food sources. diet, supplements and sunlight. You do not need to fast before undergoing this blood test.
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