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HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR UPCOMING VISIT:

Dexa scan Boston
Metabolism test Boston

DEXA SCAN

METABOLISM
TEST

  1. Fast for at least 2 hours before scan.

  2. Limit activity before scan (no exercise).

  3. Do NOT come in dehydrated

  4. Avoid taking any calcium supplements in the 24 hours prior to the scan.

  5. Make sure there is no metal on your clothing.

  6. You will be asked to empty your pockets and remove any significant amounts of metal (watch, belt, glasses, jewelry, etc.)

  7. No gastrointestinal contrast, barium or other contrast medium, or radionuclides within 48 hours of your appointment.

  1. Fast for a minimum of 5 hours (water is fine) before test. 

  2. Limit your activity beforehand (no exercise).

  3. Refrain from taking any caffeine or stimulants the day of your test and avoid alcohol within 12 hours of it.

  4. Wear comfortable clothing.

V02 max test Boston

VO2 MAX
TEST

  1. Fast for a minimum of 3 hours before your test (water is fine). 

  2. Limit your activity before your visit (no exercise).

  3. Refrain from taking any caffeine or stimulants the day of your test.

  4. Wear workout clothes and athletic shoes (the test is done on a treadmill or bike).

3D Body scan in Boston

3D BODY 
SCAN

  1. Wear form-fitting clothing (ex: spandex, leggings, etc.)

  2. You will be in a private room, and can take clothing off if necessary. 

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