10 medical tests women should not take for granted

Mildred Europa Taylor Jan 30, 2018 at 09:39am

January 30, 2018 at 09:39 am | Lifestyle, Women

Mildred Europa Taylor

Mildred Europa Taylor | Associate Editor

January 30, 2018 at 09:39 am | Lifestyle, Women

Blood glucose test

This is done to check for diabetes or prediabetes, and women should have this test every three years, starting at age 45. Here too, if you have a family history of diabetes, or come from a race or ethnicity that is at risk, then you may want to start earlier and get screened often. If you are obese, you may want to start the tests earlier.

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