Recommended Screenings

Talk to your doctor to confirm which screenings and exams you or a loved one need this year.

In Your 30s

  • Cholesterol
  • Diabetes — Fasting blood glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • Women — Annual internal exam with Pap
  • Thyroid test (35+)
  • Vision and hearing
  • Skin health — mole exam
  • Biannual dental exams

In Your 40s

  • Women start annual mammograms
  • Cholesterol
  • Diabetes — Fasting blood glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • Women — Annual internal exam with Pap
  • Thyroid test (35+)
  • Vision and hearing
  • Skin health — mole exam
  • Biannual dental exams

At 50+

  • Women — Annual mammogram
  • Women — Bone density
  • Cholesterol
  • Diabetes — Fasting blood glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • Flu Vaccine
  • Women — Annual internal exam with Pap
  • Thyroid test (35+)
  • Vision and hearing
  • Biannual dental exams
  • Men — Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (one-time exam if 65+ and ever smoked)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Men — Prostate specific antigen (PSA)
  • Men — Prostate digital rectum exam (DRE)

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services




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