Get Your Annual Check Up
Screenings, Vaccines and Your Numbers
Your annual checkup is an important tool to help you manage your health.
By following your doctor’s recommendations for routine blood tests,
screenings and vaccinations, you can identify and address minor health
concerns in their early stages—before they lead to major problems.
Your annual physical is also a great time to review your medication, vaccination
and health histories, discuss bothersome symptoms, ask questions, and
update your doctor on your progress toward your health goals.
Know Your Numbers
During your annual checkup, your doctor will order blood tests and other
screenings to assess your overall health. These test results, which are
often referred to as your “numbers,” can help identify risk
factors for conditions such as cancer,
heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Your doctor will
determine which tests are right for you based on your age, lifestyle and