The results of your NHS Health Check will give you and your GP a clearer picture of your health, and your risk of developing one of the vascular diseases (heart disease, stroke or kidney disease), and of type 2 diabetes (which can lead ot vascular disease). There will be plenty of time to discuss these results, and you'll be offered personalised advice on how to maintain or improve your health.
Understanding your results: risk
Your results will place you in one of three risk groups: low, medium, or high
What your test results mean
Your blood pressure result
High blood pressure puts you at increased risk of vascular diseases.
Your cholesterol result
High cholesterol can cause arteries to become less healthy.
Your body mass index
A healthy BMI can help to protect you against vascular diseases.
NHS Choices links
The links below will take you to an external website