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Prep for Your Scan

  • Nothing to eat or drink after midnight except water 
  • Be on time for your appointment 
  • If you are unable to make your appointment, please contact our office 24 hours in advance of your appointment 
  • No cigarettes or chewing tobacco or the like the day of your scan 
  • No cough drops, breath mints, chewing gum or the like, not even "sugar free" 
  • You may take medications unless they are labeled to be taken only with food or are in syrup form 
  • Wear warm, comfortable clothing; no zippers or other metal on clothing; no underwire bra 
  • Unless you are diabetic, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time
  • If you are diabetic, please contact our office for further instructions at (318) 675-4040
  • No children in waiting area due to length of procedure (three hours) 

Please note: no one is in the office before 7:00 a.m.


Failure to follow these instructions may make it necessary to
reschedule your scan.