Caution Flozin Patients to Stay Well Hydrated While Fasting

Patients will ask how to manage diabetes meds during fasting...for lab work, medical procedures, religious reasons, etc.

It depends partly on the fast duration. Fasting for labs usually isn't an issue...since they can be done first thing in the morning.

Procedures or colonoscopies may be trickier. Advise patients to try to schedule for early in the day to limit the duration of the fast.

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