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:
|SERVICE||NOTES / INFORMATION|
|Blood Pressure||Average of two readings|
|Total Cholesterol||Fasting1 or non-fasting|
|High-density Lipoprotein (HDL)||Fasting or non-fasting|
|Low-density Lipoprotien (LDL)||Fasting only|
|A1C Percentage||Used 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.