An employer’s wellness program could help you identify previously undiagnosed health conditions. Employers offer wellness programs to promote healthy lifestyles and ensure their employees treat illnesses they may not be aware of. Wellness profiles commonly include blood pressure monitoring, biometric blood test, recording of BMI and waist circumference.
A surprising number of people do not know they have Type 2 diabetes. Some find it convenient to undergo a blood sugar test when it is offered through work, and then learn that they have been experiencing problems for years.
High blood pressure is another common condition of which you may be unaware. Many people are unaware that they have high blood pressure.
Some employees may even learn they have heart disease after undergoing a wellness profile. It is important that they seek help right away to avoid a life-threatening incident.
To learn more about wellness programs, call 573-331-3000.