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Health Checks

Having your health checked is a positive step to helping you manage your health

Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and some forms of dementia. The good news is that these conditions can often be prevented, even if you have a family history of them.

A Health check can help you by assessing your risk of developing these health problems and giving you personalised advice on how to reduce it.

A health check can fall into two categories:

  • Screening (assess whether you are at risk of developing a condition and will help catch and treat serious conditions sooner)

  • Testing (as recommended by your doctor)

 

Health checks offered to you will  depend on your stage in life.

Follow this link to find out what is relevant for you - NHS Choices, A guide to screening and tests

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