Blood Work Instructions
The following table describes how Dr. Grasty’s patients will determine if they need to prepare for particular blood test or tests. This is only a partial list of conditions Dr. Grasty treats and only a partial list of blood tests Dr. Grasty utilizes and can vary at the time of the appointment.
If you need any further information, please call our office at 972-409-0015 or use the Contact Us form.
You can come to Dr. Grasty’s office one week prior to your visit to have blood drawn. We have blood draw service in our office.
‘Fasting’ means nothing to eat or drink except water and/or one cup of black coffee; no cream or sugar. If having blood drawn, drink plenty of water.
|Diabetes||Blood Sugar||Six-Hours Fasting|
|Physicals||CMP; Comprehensive Metabolic Panel||Six-Hours Fasting|
|Kidney Function||BMP; Basic Metabolic Panel||Six-Hours Fasting|
|Anemia||CBC; Complete Blood Count||Non-Fasting|
|High Cholesterol or Triglycerides||Lipid Panel||Six-Hours Fasting|
|Hyper or Hypo Thyroid||Thyroid/TSH||Non-Fasting|
|Thin Blood||Coumadin/PT/INR (may not be done on Fridays)||Non-Fasting|
|Tuberculosis||TB Test (Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays only)||Non-Fasting|
|Prostate Check||PSA; Prostate Specific Antigen||Non-Fasting|
You must request a lab order before visiting a lab to have the blood drawn. Please confirm with Dr. Grasty’s staff before visiting the lab.