Life Line Screening Equation: A Little Preparation Plus a Little Time Equals Better Health
As the expression goes, “Forewarned is forearmed”. A perfect summation of the benefits of Life Line Screening. Many serious health issues don’t just happen all of a sudden they develop over time. Imagine heading off an impending heart attack or knowing you have to change your life style to stave off diabetes.
Perhaps, you are sold on the benefits of Line Screening, but experience has taught you that Medical Tests require a lot of preparation and hassle. Most Life Line screenings require little or nothing in the way of prep and what preparations are necessary are extremely easy. They are certainly less of a hassle than a long term or catastrophic illness.
If you are still on the fence here is how to prepare for and what to expect during a Life Line Screening.
6 FOR LIFE PACKAGE: No food for 8 hours before screening. Wear a shirt with sleeves that easily exposed the arms to accommodate BP cuffs.
ELEVATED LIVER ENZYMES (ALT/AST): No preparation required. Blood is drawn.
BONE MINERAL DENSITY (Osteoporosis screening): Expose one foot and place the barefoot on an ultra-sound machine for five minutes.
ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM: Wear two piece loose fitting outfit. Fast for four hours or eat a diabetic breakfast. Take meds as directed. While on your back a gel is applied and a transducer run over the abdomen. About 5 minutes.
CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE: Wear a shirt that exposes the neck. While on your back a gel is applied to the neck and a transducer is run over the neck to create an image of the carotid artery. About 10 minutes.
ARTERIAL FIBRILLATION: Wear comfortable loose fitting (two pieces) clothing. Do not wear lotions or oils, a watch or pantyhose. Cell phone off. Electrodes are placed on the collar bones or wrists and ankles. About 5 minutes to learn more about us: https://www.inc.com/profile/life-line-screening click here.
COMPLETE LIPID PANEL (CHOLESTEROL CHECK): No food 8 hours prior to screening. Blood is drawn.
Blood work results are same day. Other results will be sent to you via USPS within 15 days of the screening. Be sure to share them with your doctor.