Need a "Check Up?"
A preventive exam is a yearly physical exam intended to prevent illnesses and detect health concerns early. This is a thorough review of your general well being. Most insurance companies may refer to this exam as a "Preventative Exam" or "Wellness Exam".
Depending on your age and gender, services may include:
Complete physical exam
Immunization/vaccination review and update
Age-appropriate heart disease screenings (i.e. blood pressure, EKG)
Cancer risk screenings (cervical, prostate, lung, breast and colorectal screenings)
Sexually-transmitted disease testing
Evaluation for signs of depression
Screening labs (i.e. blood glucose, cholesterol, thyroid disease)
Alcohol, diet, exercise and tobacco counseling