It is crucial to prepare your body for any kind of scan. This involves consulting your physician, discussing your health condition, any supplements you are taking, and any allergies you are having.
Depending on the type of scan you are choosing, eating requirements may vary. You can eat or drink as per routine in case of a heart or lung scan. In the case of a colonoscopy scan, you need to clear out your bowel before scanning.
You just need to follow general scan preparation instructions. Do not eat solid food and take laxatives to clean your bowel while going for a colonoscopy scan. Keep monitoring your diabetic health before the scan.
Yes, you can drink liquids before the scan unless your physician has restricted you from doing so.
Try to wear loose clothes when you go for a scan or put on a hospital gown. Remove all metallic accessories or any metallic objects inside your clothes.
Make sure you reach the health facility on time. Consult your doctor, and stop eating or drinking if required. Perform the scan, get the results, discuss them with your physician and you are good to go.