No one knows your body better than you. Still, you may not know what your HDL and LDL cholesterol levels are, what your BMI (Body Mass Index) tells you, or what a good blood sugar level is. These health numbers are key to getting an accurate prediction of your health risks, as well as what preventive tests and screenings you should have.
Take this short quiz to find out how well you know your numbers!
Body Mass Index
Now that you've learned a little about these important health numbers, find out what yours are today!
1. Schedule an annual physical
Make an appointment to have an annual physical with your doctor, and say that you want tests done to determine your numbers.
2. Get your numbers and screenings
Ask your doctor to measure your:
- blood pressure
- blood sugar
- total cholesterol (HDL, LDL, Triglycerides)
- body mass index (BMI)
3. Take your HRA
You can also use your numbers to take your HRA online. Knowing these facts about your body will make the HRA results signiﬁcantly more accurate, and will help you identify the type and frequency of preventive care you need. Make a commitment to your health and your future by practicing prevention today.