Diseases can be prevented from spreading by simply going for regular checkups. Most individuals shun from visiting the medical experts until symptoms of a disease show up. Life Line Screening is one of the few medical organizations that were established to carry out body screen to prevent diseases as well as conditions. The firm was created in 1993 with their Head Offices located in Austin, Texas and they have a primary responsibility of carrying out community-based body screening all over the United States of America. Within a short period of time after their foundation Life Line Screening had expanded their services across the nation serving about 500000 people. Life Line now has their medical operations in the United Kingdom as well.
Life Line Screening procedures are not complicated as compared to other medical facilities practices. Most of their screening to do not require long preparations likes fasting, in most of their screening procedures they are only required to wear loose clothes or short sleeved t-shirts. Nevertheless, some procedures will require a little bit of preparation as explained below.
• Type 2 Diabetes: when getting ready for the glucose diabetes test, a patient is required to fast for at list eight hours before the test.
• Abdominal aortic aneurysm: the patient is advised to wear two pieces of clothes which are lose, fast for about four hours before the operation, take small amount of meals may be half of what they usually take, avoid gassy foods, and one may take minimal water or half cup of coffee or tea to end the thirst.
• Stroke: for the type of screening, it may require long preparation, for example, women are not supposed to put on any pantyhose, avoid any type of body oils or lotions, put on two type of loose clothing as well as making sure that the cell phone is switched off.
• 6 for life pack screening; Life Line Screening has a 6 for life pack screening. During the procedure, one is required to fast for six hours to ensure accurate reading of the results, and put on short sleeved shirt.
Most of the time when a patient visits Life Line Screening centers they do not require any preparations apart from the few procedures listed above.
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