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Regular Check-ups Tips from Maine's Mid Coast Hospital

For Women and Men

  • Cholesterol checks regularly, age depending on family history
  • Blood Pressure every 2 years; more often if elevated
  • Colorectal screening starting at age 50
  • Diabetes: need to check
  • Depression: Talk to your doctor if you feel down or sad for 2 weeks straight
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease and HIV: talk to your doctor
  • Fasting blood sugar beginning at age 45; earlier if risk factors

For Women:

  • Mammograms every 1-2 years beginning age 40
  • Pap smears every 1-3 years depending on age
  • Osteoporosis Tests beginning by age 65

For Men

  • Testicular exam: Discuss with your physician.

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