Your Annual Checkup Checklist
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“As trained experts and your ongoing partners in care, your PCP is here to coach you toward the life changes that will positively impact your individual health and well-being,” says Dr. Amanda Cuda, Medical Director at 98point6.
To help prioritize your current health concerns, she suggests considering the following thought-starters before your next annual checkup:
Aside from your yearly physical exam, your PCP may recommend certain screenings depending on your age and life stage. Some, like blood pressure and cholesterol, may be performed during your annual checkup; others, such as a pap smear and colonoscopy, will likely require a visit to a specialist or other facility. Take a look below at what’s generally recommended by age group*:
*These are general guidelines. Talk to your PCP or chat with a 98point6 physician on-demand to get a personal recommendation of relevant prevention screenings and health education information based on your health history and status.