UW Medicine
Health Online

If this is an emergency call 911.

Health Online Record

PET/CT FDG Scan for Patients with Diabetes

PET/CT FDG Scan for Patients with Diabetes
Abstract

This handout gives special instructions for patients with diabetes who are having an FDG PET scan done. Included are how to do a "practice run" before the actual procedure, and then instructions on how to manage fasting and taking insulin or oral hypoglycemic agents for the night before and day of the scan.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2008
Revision Date
11/2019
PDFs
Click on your preferred language below to access/print your document
English194.36 KB
General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Specific Subject/Keyword
Diabetes Mellitus
Insulin
Patient Care Procedures and Instructions
Radiology
PET/CT Scan (positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan)
Languages
English
Record ID
3514