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Eating and Drinking
Fast for 8-12 hours prior to your lab appointment. Abstain from food, chewing gum, or beverages other than water. Normal water consumption is encouraged.
No food or beverages 2 hours prior to treadmill test. Sips of water are allowed. Avoid consuming coffee products 12 hours prior to treadmill test.
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided once certain tests are completed.
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes that are easy to slip on and off.
Bring athletic shoes and workout clothing for your Cardiovascular Assessment.
Safe and secure storage for your personal belongings is provided as needed.