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Health Screening

Union Quay Medical Centre is offering a comprehensive health screen from January 2018 which includes the following:

 

 

Doctor and nurse consultation

Lifestyle / diet / exercise / mental health questionnaire

Height, weight, body mass index and waist measurement

Blood pressure and pulse measurement

Fasting glucose – diabetes check

Fasting lipid profile including total cholesterol, LDL, HDL and triglycerides

Full blood count – anaemia screen

ALT / AST / GGT – liver function tests

T4 and TSH for thyroid function

Urea / creatinine – kidney function check

Physical examination with a doctor

Urinalysis

Sexual health screen test for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis, hep B, hep C and HIV

​The fee is €100

Some conditions that health professionals commonly screen / investigate for include:

Diabetes

High blood pressure

High cholesterol

Overweight and obesity

Colorectal cancer

Prostate cancer in men

Haemochromatosis

Coeliac Disease

Vitamin D

Breast cancer and cervical cancer in women – information coming shortly

Osteoporosis – information coming shortly

Which tests you need depends on your age, your sex, your family history, and whether you have risk factors for certain diseases.