Why low carb diet before pet scan?

This will help ensure that your images are of the best quality and will help avoid having to reschedule the scan due to too high blood sugar. PET imaging is a diagnostic imaging tool. PET imaging is a process by which images of the body's biological functions can be obtained. By using a small amount of a biological marker, the PET procedure can assess areas of abnormal glucose metabolism in the body.

After the PET procedure, a doctor will review the images. Soon after, you will be informed of the results.