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IN-WISEWOMAN Screening Services

The IN-WISEWOMAN Program offers the following services:

  • Heart disease and stroke risk factor screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, body mass index also known as BMI and smoking);
  • Health risk assessment;
  • Medical history;
  • Risk reduction counseling; and
  • Follow-up for patients with heart disease and stroke risk factors (after health risk assessment and risk reduction counseling, if needed).

It is recommended that participants are fasting for their clinical services (see definition below).

Clinical Service Details:

SERVICENOTES / INFORMATION
Height 
Weight 
Waist Circumference 
Blood PressureAverage of two readings
Total CholesterolFasting1 or non-fasting 
High-density Lipoprotein (HDL)Fasting or non-fasting
Low-density Lipoprotein (LDL)Fasting only
TriglyceridesFasting only
GlucoseFasting only
A1C PercentageUsed in place of glucose when not fasting

1Fasting: must not eat or drink anything except water for NINE hours before screening.  Further, do not smoke, chew gum or exercise.