One Medical Visit
This event makes it convenient for women to get lifesaving tests for heart disease, breast cancer, cervical cancer, skin cancer, and colon cancer—all in fewer than three hours. Expert health advice and education, healthy breakfast, and chair massage are also included.
Heart disease is the top killer of women. Each year, heart disease kills one in three women—more than all cancers combined. But eighty percent of heart disease can be prevented with healthy lifestyle changes including proper diet, exercise, and stopping smoking.
- Bad cholesterol (LDL)
- Good cholesterol (HDL)
- Blood sugar
- Blood pressure
In addition to an annual skin exam, every woman should do monthly self exams using a hand mirror to check for new moles on fingernails, the bottom of your feet, toes, and underarms. The earlier this is started, the better you will know your skin.
- Screening skin exam
Power of the PAP test
Starting three years after becoming sexually active, or by age 21, women need an annual Pap test to detect cervical cancer. After age 30 a Pap test may be done every two to three years at a physician’s recommendation.
- Pap test
As we age, the threat of bone fractures and osteoporosis become real. DEXA-scan testing measures bone density and helps predict your potential for fractures and osteoporosis.
Generally, women over 50 should get a DEXA-scan, although it’s good for women in their 40s to have a baseline scan for future comparison.
- DEXA-scan (Midvale and South Jordan locations only)