Life line screening is a private company that is dedicated to providing health knowledge to people so they can lead healthier, fuller lives. It offers affordable quality and reliable preventive screenings. The company which was founded in 1993, has about 5,000 employees who are highly trained and licensed. By collaborating with doctors, the company provides community-based screening events into the society. The screenings occur in neighborhoods all over the contiguous United States in community centers, senior centers, corporations and places of worship.
The health screening services provided by Life line are all ultrasound and EKG screenings. The screenings are affordable, easy, painless and convenient. The highly trained technologists use state of the art ultrasound screening equipment for accurate lab results. Three main types of preventive health screenings are done at Life Line to know more: https://plus.google.com/+lifelinescreening click here.
Also known as sonography, the technique uses sound waves to image structures of the body. The sound waves during screening transmitted to the predetermined area of the body. The returning echoes are recorded for the results. Ultrasound screening was developed in World War II where it was used to locate submerged objects. It is now widely employed in medical institutions to detect medical conditions in areas such as cardiology, obstetrics, and ophthalmology. Most individuals who are familiar with the screening technology related to seeing growing fetus during pregnancy. The screening is non-invasive and painless. In life line, it is done using state of the art Doppler color flow technology. The equipment is reliable and gives accurate images.
Finger-stick blood screenings
In its selected locations, Life line offers finger stick blood screening that aid in identifying important risk factor for diabetes and heart diseases. The screening is done by pricking soft pad of the finger hence the name. FDA approved instruments are used in blood screenings, they are lab accurate and provide results in less than ten minutes.
The technique is used to detect irregular heartbeat also known as atrial fibrillation. The condition is a common heart illness that is known for increasing the risk of stroke. The EKG electrode in Life line is quick, does not require any preparation, no removal of clothes and in non-invasive.