• Recommended Health Screenings

    The following is a Health Maintenance Program we recommend to our patients.

    Age 18-39
    Cholesterol- Every 5 years (more frequently if abnormal)
    Fasting Blood Sugar – Every 3 years if:
    • Family history of diabetes
    • History of gestational diabetes during pregnancy
    • Overweight

    Age 40-50
    Thyroid Test – Every 5 years
    Blood Chemistry Panel (including lipids) – Every 5 years
    CBC (blood count test) – Every 5 years
    Mammogram – Every Year!

    Age 50 and over
    Mammogram – Every Year!
    Thyroid Test – Every 3 years
    Blood Chemistry Panel (including lipids) – Every 3 years
    CBC (blood count test) – Every 3 years
    Bone Density Screening for Osteoporosis – At age 50 then every 5 years. (Sooner if risk factors)
    Colonoscopy – Every 5-10 years (Every 3-5 years if family history of Colon Cancer or Personal History of colon polyps)

    Preventative Care for ALL age groups
    Low fat diet with exercise
    Breast Self Exams
    Regular eye exams
    Sunscreen usage and dermatology screening
    Daily Multi-Vitamin with a minimum of 1200mg of calcium and 800mg of vitamin D
    Limit caffeine and alcohol consumption
    No Smoking!
    ALWAYS wear your seat belt!

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