«The price paid for inadequate emphasis on prevention includes the costs of excess medical care for avertable diseases and complications, as well as the deleterious economic effects of illness on a healthy workforce, corporate competitiveness, …» ¹
Preventable loss of life or quality of life: priceless.
In today’s ever busy world, and evolving consumer driven access to healthcare for punctual problems, via telemedicine or in clinic, for too many people the most significant, cost effective, disease preventive, life saving screening tests are not addressed.
The final report remains confidential for your use only, it contains no name or identifier, and only you can share it with your health care provider. Only your health care provider can order a test, following proper medical evaluation and informed consent. If you wish to keep a copy of your confidential screening tool report, you will be invited to print your screen or send copy to your email.
Even if there are no specific recommendations, you still need to see your health care provider regularly, and by no means should this screening tool replace regular healthcare visits. MedTechnologies does not give medical advise. Don’t forget to also discuss with your health care provider the following:
Immunization, sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections screening, and any mental health or substance use issues. Even if you have no vision problems, you should still consider visiting an optometrist regularly, especially if you are 40 years old or older.
Know the following most important interventions that can be taken to prevent cancer, heart attack, and strokes:
- A healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grain, and low in saturated animal fat
- Regular physical exercise, ideally 30 minutes per day, or 40 minutes 4 times per week, plus some strength training
- Maintaining a healthy weight and body mass index (BMI). If you are overweight, even if you do not reach the ideal BMI, just loosing a few pounds and maintaining it will have a positive effect on your health
- Smoking is the most significant risk factor overall for cancer, heart attack, and stroke risk. Never start smoking, and if you smoke, stop ASAP!
- Try to limit alcohol consumption to no more than 2 drinks per week.
- Minimize exposure to UV sunlight
¹ «NIH, National Library of Medicine»