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LACTULOSE/LACTOSE TESTING| Preparation Instructions

To ensure a successful exam, please follow all instructions carefully.

  • Please notify our office if you have recently been on antibiotic therapy (within the last 2 weeks), experienced runny diarrhea, or had a colonoscopy.

ONE DAY BEFORE TEST

  • 24 hours before the test do not eat the following:
    • Grain products, i.e.: pasta, whole grains, high fiber cereals
    • Fruits, i.e., whole fruit, fruit juice, and dried fruit.
    • Vegetables and vegetable juice
    • Nuts, seeds, beans, and other legumes
    • All dairy products, except for eggs
    • Starches or any products that contain milk sugar, such as: milk, yogurt, sour cream, and ice cream.
    • Avoid all products that contain corn, i.e., pastas, meat, bread, etc.
  • Nothing to eat or drink 12 hours prior to test, except for water.
  • NO MEDICATIONS 12 HOURS PRIOR TO YOUR TEST.
  • Do not sleep, exercise, or use any tobacco products for at least one hour prior to test, or at any time during the testing process.

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Anchorage Office

Monday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Eagle River Office

Monday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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