How We Screen
All of our ultrasound and EKG screenings are easy, painless, affordable, and convenient. Our highly trained technologists use state-of-the-art ultrasound screening equipment for lab-accurate results.
Finger-stick blood screenings
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Our screenings also require very little or no preparation. We try to make it as easy as possible for our customers to take control of their health. Check below to see if there’s anything you need to do before your screening.
Ultrasound (also called sonography) is a technique that uses sound waves to image structures in the body. During the ultrasound, high-frequency sound waves are transmitted to the area of interest in the body and the returning echoes are recorded.
First developed in World War II to locate submerged objects, ultrasound is now widely used to detect or monitor medical conditions in such areas as obstetrics, ophthalmology, and cardiology. Most people are familiar with it related to seeing the growing fetus during pregnancy. Ultrasound is painless and non-invasive.
Life Line Screening utilizes state-of-the-art Doppler color flow ultrasound technology. You can count on this equipment for accurate, reliable images for:
In select locations, we offer simple finger-stick blood screenings that identify important risk factors for heart disease and diabetes.
These screenings are conducted by pricking the soft pad of the finger and taking a few drops of blood. The instruments we use to perform the blood screenings are FDA-approved, lab-accurate, and are used throughout the country by major hospitals, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and laboratories. Results are provided in less than 10 minutes.
Life Line Screening offers the following blood screenings:
To detect atrial fibrillation, also known as irregular heartbeat, a common heart condition that significantly increases the risk of stroke, we conduct an EKG. Our EKG electrode screening is quick, non-invasive and requires no preparation or removal of clothing.
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In select locations, we offer a disease risk assessment screening based the most current scientific research, including the landmark Framingham Heart Study. It measures your risk for heart disease; stroke; diabetes; congestive heart failure; COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and lung cancer. You receive a personalized results report showing where you are keeping healthy and what you need to do to improve your health. You can then share this with your doctor.
The screening includes simple finger-stick blood screenings for cholesterol and glucose, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI, based on height and weight), waist circumference, and a brief questionnaire about your personal and family health history as well as lifestyle factors.
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