Stay On Top Of Your Health

A nurse in pink scrubs talks to patient When we’re feeling healthy, it’s easy to put off or avoid medical tests that screen for disease. But postponing or skipping routine screenings and medical exams can have serious consequences for our health.

Yes, you probably think, “What if they find something wrong?” or “Nothing hurts, I shouldn’t go.” Preventative care is of the utmost importance, especially among Latinos. In order to catch health issues and even bigger diseases early, getting check ups when you’re supposed to could save your life.

 

The following illustrate the three types of medical tests you may receive when going to a doctor’s appointment:

A routine test you get at every checkup, like a cholesterol test