You get the furnace checked in preparation for winter. You regularly check the fluid levels and tire pressure on your car. You do it because you know a little preventive maintenance can forestall more serious problems. Doesn’t your health deserve the same consideration?
Gundersen Lutheran provides healthcare services for all stages of a man's life. Everything from primary care to speciality care for more complex medical needs.
Every man should have a preventive care visit every 3-5 years up to age 39, every 1-2 years thereafter. This should include regular reviews of your:
- Blood pressure
- Blood glucose for diabetes
You should also have regular immunizations including an annual flu shot.
Starting at age 50, preventive care should also include:
- Annual prostate screening
- Colorectal screening every 5-10 years
- Hearing exam at age 65
Learn more about what preventive care men need.
If you need to establish a primary care provider, call (608) 775-0601.