Preparing For Some Of The Life Line Screening Services Offered

Opposed to the past, more and more people today, care about their health and are starting to take better care of themselves, by watching what they eat, exercising, and seeing a doctor regularly. But, for some, watching what they eat, and seeing a doctor regularly, etc., may not be enough, especially for those with health risk factors.

Fortunately, there are a variety of screening procedures that can be done, in addition to your regular healthcare plans, which are beneficial in the prevention and promoting wellness, for individuals with certain health risk factors.

Life Line Screenings determines the appropriate screening and/or procedure that is recommended according to each individual’s risk factors, possible health issues, and their medical health history, as well as their families.

All screenings and procedures are painless, very simple, and require very little preparation, not to mention they are very affordable. The following are just some of the LifeLine health screening services offered and how to prepare for them:

Liver Elevated Enzymes Screening

  • No advance preparation required

High Cholesterol/Lipid Panel Screening

  • Fast for 12 hours before screening.

Osteoporosis/Bone Density Test

  • no pantyhose

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

  • Wear loose clothing (comfortable pants and short sleeved shirt) no pantyhose

Atrial Fibrillation Screening

  • Wear loose clothing (comfortable pants and shirt) no pantyhose
  • No lotions or oils
  • Please turn off cell phones
  • No watch or bracelets

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

  • Wear loose clothing (comfortable pants and shirt)
  • Fast for 4 hours before screening, only eat half of what you would eat normally before than and nothing gassy
  • Take prescribed medication
  • Diabetics, follow your meal plan

Type 2 Diabetes Screening

  • Fast for 12 hours before screening.

Carotid Artery Disease Screening

  • Wear a short-sleeved shirt that is opened at the collar, nothing that is enclosed around the neck like a turtleneck

Health Risk Assessment/6 for Life

  • Wear a shirt that either has short sleeves or is easy to roll sleeves up to easily put the blood pressure cuff on
  • Fast for 12 hours before screening

In most cases, the people who are screened will get a peace of mind, as most screening results are usually normal. Although, there are times, when some case results show potential health issues but, at least they will know about it, and can then get it fixed before it gets any worse, which is what the LifeLine service is mainly for.




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