Blood Pressure

  • Normal...................Below 120/80
  • PreHypertension..........120-140/80-90
  • Hypertension.............Over 140/90

Blood Sugar

  • Normal Fasting Sugar...............Below 110
  • Borderline Fasting Sugar.........111 - 125
  • Diabetes (fasting)...............Above 125
  • Normal Non-fasting...............Below 145
  • Borderline Non-fasting...........146-200
  • Diabetes Non-fasting.............Above 200

Cholesterol

  • Total Cholesterol (Screening)........Below 200
  • Triglycerides........................Below 150
  • LDL - Low Risk Person................Below 160
  • LDL - Medium Risk Person............Below 130
  • LDL - High Risk Person...............Below 70
  • HDL..................................Above 40

Cancer Screening - For persons at normal risk:

  • Mammography..............Yearly after age 40
  • Colonoscopy..............Every 10 years after age 50
  • Prostate (PSA Blood test)..............Yearly after age 50
  • Digital Rectal Exam..............Yearly after age 50
  • PAP..............Begin within 3 years of sexual activity, or by age 21, then:
  • Every 1-2 years until age 30
  • Every 2-3 years 31-70
  • Over Age 70 - screening is optional

Persons at higher risk (family history, previous abnormal screening, etc.) should be screened earlier and more frequently.

Immunizations for Adults

  • Tetanus..............Every 10 years
  • Influenza (Flu)..............Annually after age 50 or younger people who are at higher risk.
  • Pneumonia..............One dose after age 50 with a repeat dose after age 65. Earlier in individuals at higher risk.