These are health screening guidelines. The actual health screening tests that you will need depend on your health condition and family history of different diseases.
Talk with your doctor about what diseases you should be screened for!
|Height and Weight Measurement||Overweight or Obesity||Annually|
|STD Screening||Sexually Transmitted Diseases (especially chlamydia and gonorrhea)||For those who are sexually active – screen for chlamydia and gonorrhea annually|
|Blood Glucose Test||Type II Diabetes||Every 5 years until age 45, every 3 years after age 45|
|Pap Smear||Cervical Cancer||Starting when a woman becomes sexually active or when she turns 21, whichever comes first, every 1 to 3 years|
|Clinical Breast Exam||Breast Cancer||Starting at age 20, every 1 to 2 years|
|Mammogram||Breast Cancer||Starting at age 40, every 1 to 2 years|
|Cholesterol Test||High Cholesterol||Starting at age 45, every 5 years|
|Vision and Hearing Screenings||Vision and Hearing Loss||Starting at age 50, annually|
|Fecal Occult Blood Testing||Colon Cancer||Starting at age 50, every 5 years|
|Colonoscopy||Colon Cancer||Starting at age 50, every 10 years|