Screening on cardiac risk for the heart. High cholesterol levels can increase the risk of coronary artery disease heart disease and stroke.
Every adult aged 18 years and above should go for screening of cardiovascular risk factors.
Cardiovascular risk screening singapore. Screen for life sfl is a national screening programme that encourages singapore citizens and permanent residents to go for regular health screenings and follow up. Preparing for your heart screening. The moh health screening related to cardiovascular disease and risk factors.
The aims of cardiovascular screening are to identify cardiac or vascular disease and detect cardiovascular risk factors in asymptomatic or well patients. It also provides guidance on the use of new cardiovascular biomarkers pre participation screening for exercise screening of asymptomatic cardiovascular disease in diabetes mellitus chronic renal disease abdominal aortic aneurysm. A blood sample will be drawn and analysed for cholesterol levels.
Incorporated in 2005 singapore medical group smg. Patients with diabetes high blood pressure and long standing kidney disease have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and should be screened regularly based on their doctor s advice. Heart risk screening package at 168 now.
A safety screening to prevent heart diseases such as heart attacked. What to expect you are required to fast for 8 hours before taking a cholesterol test.