Specialist Dental Group® has always subscribed to the idea that healthy staff are happy staff, and that makes the clinic a happy place to work in. So at the start of each year, we plan for healthy initiatives to ensure that everyone stays in the pink of health!
There is a saying that goes, “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
We are looking forward to an exciting and busy morning at our clinic tomorrow morning, January 21st, 2015. So, what’s brewing in our clinic?
We kickstart 2015 with a Health Screening for all our dentists and staff. Early detection through regular screening helps to detect the increase risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.
Some of the conditions we are going to be screened for include:
- High Cholesterol
- High Blood Pressure
As of this evening, those of us who will be reporting early for our health screening tomorrow will start to fast by 10:30pm. Fasting means no consumption of any food or drinks except plain water 8 to 10 hours prior to the health screening.
This need to fast before a body check-up is to ensure that the test results are your baseline levels. Eating before your blood test may elevate sugar levels, giving rise to an inaccurate indication for diabetes.
The best suggestion for preparation before any health checkup is to drink lots of water to keep yourself hydrated on the day of appointment.
So, tomorrow, plenty of us will grin and bear with it, and probably chow down on our breakfast right after our blood test. Look out for more photos and updates from us after our activity tomorrow!