Metabolic Syndrome and Individual Health Screenings
UA employees eligible for full benefits have access to free, voluntary comprehensive health screenings. These screenings take 45 minutes and are conducted at the Life & Work Connections' office. Appointments are required. Please call 621-2493 for more information.
Individual health screenings assess:
- Blood pressure/pulse
- Total cholesterol*
- HDL ("good cholesterol")*
- Body composition (weight, body mass index, waist measurement and body-fat percentage)
- Cardiovascular Endurance (three-minute YMCA bench step test)
- A1C Diabetes test (measures long-term blood sugar)* – available for $10 fee
*Cholesterol and hemoglobin A1C testing are done with a finger stick – no fasting required.