Calgary Eyeopener | Nov 14, 2012 | 7:10

Fasting for cholesterol test may not be necessary

Do you really need to fast before a cholesterol test? A new study from the University of Calgary says no. CBC Eyeopener host David Gray speaks with one of the authors.

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