The screening includes simple finger-stick blood tests for cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI, based on height and weight), waist circumference, and a brief questionnaire on personal and family health history as well as lifestyle factors. Why is it important to get preventive health screenings? Preventive health screenings use modern, up-to-date medical […]
This is a personal decision, based on your risk factors and family history. For example, the National Stroke Association states that your risk of stroke increases with age and doubles every decade after age 55. We generally recommend vascular screening beginning at age 50; however, if you have diabetes, or a family history of stroke, […]
This is a personal decision based on your risk factors and previous screening results. Many of our customers incorporate yearly screenings into their preventive healthcare regimen to complement their regular physicals.
Many people are at risk for diseases such as stroke and heart disease but experience no symptoms. Early detection and control can prevent major consequences down the road. For example, a transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a major warning sign for a full-blown stroke, but only about 15-20% of people who have a stroke have […]
Probably not. If you are asymptomatic, meaning you are not yet sick and feel well, but have risk factors such as age, family history of disease or certain health conditions, it’s likely your insurance won’t authorize the test, or pay for it. Once you have our screenings, your doctor can use the results to determine […]
By working in partnership with local institutions such as places of worship, YMCAs and other community organizations that act as our host sites, we do not have to maintain a brick-and-mortar building in every community we serve, which cuts down on our cost.
Life Line Screening uses state of the art equipment, highly trained technicians, and board-certified physicians to review most test results before they are sent to you. We are experts in preventive screenings, and we have conducted 10 million screenings since 1993.
Our vascular screenings show you where your vascular health stands today, whereas 6 for Life uses clinical data and lifestyle data to estimate your future disease risk. The vascular screenings and 6 for Life screening complement each other to provide a more comprehensive picture of where your health stands today. In addition, the 6 for […]
Yes, they show you where your vascular health stands today, based on the presence of plaque in your carotid arteries or having atrial fibrillation at the time of the screening. 6 for Life predicts your future risk of stroke and identifies what risk factors you can control.