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Health Risk Assessments

Overview 

These risk assessments are designed to help you understand potential risks to your health. The results you receive are general in nature and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. 


Risk Assessments

An estimated 20 million Americans suffer from asthma (1 in 15 Americans), and 50% of asthma cases are "allergic-asthma." The prevalence of asthma has been increasing since the early 1980s across all age, sex and racial groups.

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.

There are 20.8 million children and adults in the United States, or 7% of the population, who have diabetes. While an estimated 14.6 million have been diagnosed, 6.2 million people (or nearly one-third) are unaware that they have the disease.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) includes diseases of the heart, stroke, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, congenital cardiovascular defects, hardening of the arteries and other diseases of the circulatory system. CVD is ranked as America's number 1 killer, claiming the lives of over 36 percent of the 2.4 million people who die each year in the United States.

Although osteoporosis may be considered an older person's disease, it can affect younger people.   It is estimated that 10 million individuals already have the disease.  Of that figure, eight million are women.