How You Can Prepare For Lifeline Screening

     All the screenings performed by Lifeline Screening are painless and non-invasive. Examples of this are the test for irregular heartbeat which requires simple EKG using electrodes placed on the skin, and a mere finger-stick to retrieve a few drops of blood for blood screenings.

There is also little preparation needed for Lifeline Screenings as well. Some of these involve a few hours of avoiding food consumption, but others just require the wearing of short sleeved or loose fitting garments. It is our desire to make things easy for our customers. Below you will find information about how you can prepare for your screening.

Carotid Artery Screening

  • Refrain from wearing anything that covers the neck. A shirt with short sleeves and an open collar is best.

Atrial Fibrillation

  • Wear a two-piece outfit that is loose fitting and comfortable
  • Avoid pantyhose
  • Leave your watch at home
  • Turn your cell phone off
  • Do not apply lotion or oil before the procedure

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  • Wear a two-piece outfit that is loose fitting and comfortable
  • Prior to the screening, fast for four hours making sure that what you do eat before that is light and half what you would normally consume.
  • Take medication as you normally would
  • Follow your prescribed diabetic care plan if you have diabetes

Peripheral Arterial Disease/Ankle-Brachial Index

  • Avoid pantyhose
  • Wear short sleeved clothing
  • Wear a two-piece outfit that is loose fitting and comfortable

Elevated C-Reactive Protein

  • There are no special preparations for this screening

High Cholesterol/Complete Lipid Panel

  • Prior to this Lifeline Screening, avoid ingesting any food for 12 hours

Glucose Screening

  • Avoid food for 12 hours before this test

Osteoporosis Risk/Bone Density

  • Pantyhose should be avoided

Elevated Liver Enzymes

  • No special preparations are required prior to this screening

6 For Life Package

  • For the most accurate results, be sure to fast 12 before the screening
  • Your attire should consist of short-sleeves that are easily rolled up and a comfortable, two-piece outfit.

Fasting or avoiding food means taking medications with water only, but diabetics should follow their prescribed meal plans.

Learn more at http://releasefact.com/2017/08/how-vascular-screenings-from-life-line-screening-can-provide-heart-health-hints/.