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  • Preparing for a PET Scan

  • If you have had a CT scan in the past six months, you must bring a copy of the films with you to your appointment, unless the scan was performed at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, Shields CT & MRI of Rhode Island, or Rhode Island Medical Imaging.

    If there is any chance you could be pregnant or if you are currently breastfeeding, please call us at least 24 hours prior to your appointment. If you have diabetes, please call us so you can receive specific instructions. Our number is 401-444-7383.

    Drink plenty of fluids 12 hours prior to your appointment. Do not eat or drink anything other than water 4 hours before your appointment. Please drink as much water as possible during this time. Avoid any strenuous exercise 4 hours before your appointment.

    Please call us at 401-444-7383 if you have any questions.