Wellness screenings for men and women

INVESTING IN WELLNESS
Lutheran Health Network is committed to promoting wellness as a way of life. Consider the guidelines below when determining which screenings to schedule this year as part of a proactive annual healthcare plan.

Men's Health Checklist
Test Ages 20-39 Ages 40-49 Ages 50+
Self-Exams-Discuss with your
healthcare provider
Monthly: Testicles (for lumps), Skin (moles, freckles),
Oral (cancerous lesions), Breast (abnormal lumps)
Dental Checkup Every 6 months
Physical Exam Discuss with your healthcare provider
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Discuss with your healthcare provider
Blood Pressure Yearly, if normal
Digital Rectal Exam   Yearly
Cholesterol Blood Test Every 5 years
Lipid Profile Discuss with your healthcare provider
Chest X-ray Yearly, if you smoke
Tetanus-diptheria Booster Every 10 years
Blood Test and Urinalysis Every 3 years Every 2 years Every year
Diabetes Screening   Every 3 years, beginning at age 45
Hemoccult Yearly, beginning at age 50, younger if
family history of colon cancer
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Discuss with your healthcare provider
Colonography Discuss with your healthcare provider
Colonoscopy Discuss with your healthcare provider
Testosterone Screening   Discuss with your healthcare provider
PSA Blood Test   Yearly, beginning at age 50
Bone Mineral Density Discuss with your healthcare provider
Cardiac Calcium Scoring Discuss with your healthcare provider
Vascular/Stroke/PAD Screening Discuss with your healthcare provider
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Discuss with your healthcare provider
Carotid Artery Discuss with your healthcare provider

Women's Health Checklist
Test Ages 20-39 Ages 40-49 Ages 50+
Breast Self-Exam Monthly
Dental Checkup Every 6 months
Physical Exam Discuss with your healthcare provider
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Discuss with your healthcare provider
Pap Test Every 1-3 years after 3 consecutive normal tests
Blood Pressure Every 1-2 years, if normal at initial reading
Digital Rectal Exam Discuss with your healthcare provider Every 5-10 years
Cholesterol Blood Test Every 5 years
Lipid Profile Discuss with your healthcare provider
Chest X-ray Yearly, if you smoke
Professional Breast Exam Yearly, by a healthcare provider
Mammogram   Every 1-2 years
Diabetes Screening   Every 3 years, beginning at age 45
Stool Blood Test     Every 3 years
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Discuss with your healthcare provider
Colonography Discuss with your healthcare provider
Colonoscopy Discuss with your healthcare provider
DEXA scan   Every 1-2 years after menopause
Tetanus-diptheria Booster Every 10 years
Thyroid Test Every 5 years, beginning at age 35
Cardiac Calcium Scoring Discuss with your healthcare provider
Vascular/Stroke/PAD Screening Discuss with your healthcare provider
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Discuss with your healthcare provider
Carotid Artery Discuss with your healthcare provider
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