Test Preparation

Get Ready For Your Exam By Following These Simple Steps

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No Preparation Needed

Do not take calcium supplements for at least 24 hours before your bone density test.


No eating, drinking, smoking or chewing gum 8 hours prior to the appointment.


Drink 34 oz or 1 litre of water 1 hour prior to the appointment. Do not go to the washroom.

Transrectal Ultrasound

  • A Fleet Enema or Glycerin Suppository 2 hours before exam.
  • Drink 20oz of water 1 prior to exam.

Vascular Ultrasound

No Preparation Needed

Remove any deodorant, powder or perfume prior to appointment.