Sinclair employees can take advantage of an annual Biometric Screening as a preventative health care measure with no out of pocket expense by quickly scheduling an appointment with your health care provider.
Knowing your numbers- the results of your Biometric Screening is the first step to healthy living because it helps you understand where you can take action to improve your health. The screening includes body measurements and a simple finger stick to obtain a blood sample. The following measurements are collected:
• Total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and total cholesterol to HDL ratio
• Fasting glucose, Triglycerides
• Systolic and diastolic blood pressure
• Height, weight, BMI (body mass index), blood pressure
• Waist size/circumference (because abdominal fat is a predictor of or risk for obesity-related diseases)
These biometric measurements have been chosen because they are the leading indicators for diabetes, heart disease and obesity.
Screenings provide information about potential problems. CLICK HERE to compare your results.
If any of your results indicate any risk here are are some simple tips to improving your numbers:
Here are some reasons you should get your screening every year:
It is your right to educate yourself in the arena of health and medical knowledge, to seek helpful information and make use of it for your own benefit. You are the one responsible for your health. In order to make decisions in all health matters, you must educate yourself. What you eat and how you exercise can literally change and improve your numbers. We’ve created our iSalus Program as a step by step guide to helping you improve your numbers. CLICK HERE to download the program guide and get started today!
Want to get your 50 points?
CLICK HERE to fill out this coaching assessment questionnaire and hit submit. Once you’ve completed the questions Denise or Emily will touch base with you to go over your results.
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