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I took very small drink of diet rootbeer caffine free.forgot

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i took very small drink of diet rootbeer caffine free.forgot about a1c test.
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This will not affect your HgB A1C test at all.
Also, if they are doing other "fasting" blood work, a small drink of diet root beer will not have any significant effect on those blood tests either.
You are OK.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

sorry for the computer errors this aic test this morning is very imprtant bec i have surgery pending, my last aic test on oct 31 was very high.

The A1C test looks at your blood sugar value over a long period of time. The fact that you drank a bit of diet root beer will not affect the results in the least.
There is no need to reschedule the blood test. It will still be accurate :)
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