The Australian Federal Government supports general practice to offer a once only free health check for people aged between 45 – 49 years of age, who may already have one or more known risk factors to developing a chronic health condition in the future e.g. diabetes or heart disease.
The aim of the health check is to assist with the detection and prevention of chronic disease and enable early intervention strategies to be commenced as appropriate. These checks include a thorough examination of your diet, exercise, family history and review of any medication you may be taking. It may also include immunisations, type 2 diabetes risk evaluation tests and / or screening tests considered necessary for your age and / or health history.
You may be eligible if you have one or more of the following risk factors:
– High blood pressure;
– High cholesterol;
– Lack of physical activity;
– High alcohol consumption;
– Extra weight;
– Poor diet;
– Family history of disease.
To make an appointment call us on 8255 1999