Obstructive Sleep Apnea Plan 

Basic screening and cardiovascular risk assessment

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General

  • Except for diabetes, other medicines such as blood pressure medicine and heart medicine can be taken as usual.

Preparation before body fluids sample collection

  • Fresh body fluid samples should be provided for testing.
  • Body fluids include urine, secretions, semen, faeces, etc.
  • Urine : half a cup of mid-stream urine and put them in a clean containe.
  • Stool samples : different parts of the faeces and put in the container. Avoid contact with toilet water during the process. The samples should be stored at room temperature and returned to the clinic within 24 hours.

Preparation before Blood pressure measurement, resting ECG and Treadmill

  • It is not suitable to do strenuous exercise before measuring blood pressure.
  • Before taking a resting ECG, you should keep your mood calm and refrain from strenuous exercise.
  • If you take medicine regularly, please notify the medical staff when you make an appointment.

Preparation before blood test

  • If you need to test blood sugar or blood lipiads, you must keep an empty stomach for 8 hours or more before the test.
  • If there is a record of fainting during blood taking, please inform the medical staff before the blood draw to prepare.
  • After the blood is drawn, lightly press the wound for about 3-5 minutes.

DEXA Bone Density Test

  • Recommended for 40 years old or above