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PET/CT FDG Scan for Patients with Diabetes - 03/2023
PET/CT FDG Scan for Patients with Diabetes
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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.
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Patient Care Procedures and Instructions
PET/CT Scan (positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan)