Besides cholesterol screenings
, Kroger offers an array of services across its pharmacies, clinics and stores to help customers understand, improve and manage their overall health and wellness.
Very few surveillance programs are able to contribute to the discussion of new cholesterol screening
guidelines at the national level.
Home cholesterol screening
tests, like those found at sports expos and health fairs, are probably not worth the trouble.
A member was considered to have had a cholesterol screening
if the claims analysis found evidence of a cholesterol screening
"When we combine the high-sensitivity CRP test with standard cholesterol screening
, we can do a far better job of predicting who will ultimately go on to have a heart attack or stroke than if we had relied on cholesterol levels alone."
* scheduled a wellness fair that offered cholesterol screening
, body fat analysis, and--for the first time--bone density scans.
More importantly, the combination of the hs-CRP test with cholesterol screening
provides a much better way of predicting who is more likely to get a heart attack than does cholesterol screening
These include updated information regarding cholesterol screening
in adolescence, factors influencing hypercholesterolemia, dietary and exercise modifications, and the use of medications.
The ACP proposal would, in effect, ration cholesterol screening
, says the Dallas-based American Heart Association, which endorses the NCEP guidelines.
No other community institution approximates its size, with some 2.1 million teachers, a comparable number of support personnel, and a student enrollment of 48.6 million in nearly 17,000 school districts, comprising more than 115,000 schools. This article illustrates the appropriateness of the school as a worksite for health promotion programs and demonstrates how cholesterol screening
is a suitable and effective tool to initiate a worksite health promotion program in school system.
Rates of cholesterol screening
, awareness, and lipid-lowering medication were particularly low in younger patients, uninsured patients, and patients without a usual source of care.