Life Line Screening

Our Mission

The mission of Life Line Screening is to make people aware of an undetected health problem and encourage these individuals to seek follow up care with their physicians. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality preventive screenings at an affordable rate.

Learn more about our Life Line Screening Hospital Partnership Program.

Visit our website for more health screening information or to view examples of the health screening packages we offer. 



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    What preventive health screenings can I get if I use a wheelchair?

    If you are able to stand and support your weight, we can administer all our available screenings. We can assist you with turning around and sitting on the table and then assist you to help you lie down on the exam table.

    If you are unable to stand and support your weight, we can perform the fo...Read More
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    How can timely health screening offer me peace of mind?

    Screening tests can provide valuable information at an earlier stage of disease, often before a health problem becomes serious. This advanced warning gives you time to work with your doctor to put preventive strategies in place that could, potentially, save your life. If a screening test is normal,...Read More
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    What are my chances of dying if my aneurysm ruptures?

    Once an aneurysm reaches 5 to 6 cm in diameter, the risk of rupture is very high. If rupture occurs, there is approximately an 80 to 95% chance of death. Therefore, the majority of vascular surgeons would agree that a 5 to 6 cm aneurysm should be repaired immediately, unless other medical factors...Read More
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    How can my doctor determine my risk for osteoporosis?

    Osteoporosis is a complex disorder, and no single risk factor should be used for diagnosis. Your physician will use your bone mineral density measurement along with your other clinical risk factors (gender, age, fracture history, family history, medications, smoking, exercise, calcium intake, and general...Read More
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    What is screening, and why is it important?

    Health screenings are a way of identifying disease before the disease causes symptoms or serious health problems. In most cases, finding a disease early is beneficial because there are more treatment options, those treatment options are often easier and less expensive, and the outcomes for the patient...Read More
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    How is atrial fibrillation (AF) treated?

    Atrial fibrillation can be treated with medications to prevent blood clots and to control the heart rate. In some cases, surgery may be required. Treatment depends on the underlying cause, your symptoms, and your medical history.  Read More
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    What does an abnormal carotid artery screening result mean?

    An abnormal finding for a carotid artery screening means that a problem exists, which your physician needs to know about in order to conduct further diagnostic testing. You may need medication or lifestyle changes, as well as yearly follow-ups. If the disease is advanced enough, your physician may...Read More
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    What conditions should I be screened for to help prevent a stroke?

    Four out of five stroke victims have no apparent symptoms or warning signs. Simple, low-cost screenings help you identify a problem as early as possible. Atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) and carotid artery blockage are both significant risk factors for stroke. Having both screenings provides...Read More
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    Can I get rid of plaque in my arteries?

    Lifestyle changes and medical management are effective at slowing the progression of atherosclerotic disease and preventing stroke, but the main option for removal of atherosclerotic plaque buildup is surgery. However, you would not be a candidate for this procedure unless the disease was determined...Read More
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    Why is an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) dangerous?

    An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) poses a threat because it usually doesn’t show symptoms until a medical emergency occurs. Because of this silent threat, AAA has been called a "U-Boat," describing that it is silent, deep, deadly, and detectable by sound waves. Read More
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    What are the benefits of preventive health screenings?

    Preventive health screenings are an affordable and effective way to identify hidden disease risk. For many people, getting screened is the first step in early intervention to prevent potential health events later in their lives. It helps people understand their risks so that they can consult with...Read More
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    Is a test for elevated liver enzymes included in routine blood testing?

    Liver enzymes are typically not included in routine blood testing. Ask your physician if he or she is specifically checking for elevated liver enzymes, or see if your laboratory report includes results for ALT and AST.

    It is recommended that your liver enzymes be tested at least once a year or...Read More
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    What is a disease risk assessment?

    Disease risk assessment is a scientific tool that uses quantitative data on health risk factors (like age, weight, cholesterol and glucose levels, family history of disease, etc.) to calculate a person’s risk of getting certain diseases/conditions. Read More
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    Why is my heel measured during osteoporosis screening?

    An ultrasound is used to measure the bone density of your heel. We measure the heel because its bone most closely matches that of your hip and it is a weight-bearing bone. The objective of this screening is to identify your risk for bone loss and therefore your risk for future bone fracture based...Read More
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    Why should I be screened for osteoporosis?

    Osteoporosis is painless in early stages and most people are completely unaware of the condition until a fracture occurs. That’s why we offer simple, low-cost screenings to help you identify a problem as early as possible.  Once you have screenings, your doctor can use the results to determine next...Read More