Live healthy and disease free by getting regular free health screenings. Use your SAMWUMED Cares Wellness Programme Benefit for Type 2 Diabetes and Cholesterol health screenings.
High Cholesterol is linked to various cardiovascular diseases including, coronary heart disease and strokes. It can also lead to diabetes and high blood pressure. High cholesterol leads to fatty plaques that build up in arteries all over your body. (WebMed)
It can be lowered by among others: – asking your doctor for lifestyle changes, changing your diet, not smoking, exercising and taking prescribed medicines.
While genetic factors may contribute to one developing Type 2 diabetes, the main contributing factors include obesity and physical inactivity or lack of exercise. This disease may lead to a person getting other diseases, including heart, nerve and kidney diseases. (Mayoclinic)
Have regular free check-ups as part of your benefits.
Learn more, click here.