Your Results

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
More on risk and your results

What your test results mean

Your blood pressure result
High blood pressure puts you at increased risk of vascular diseases.
More on your blood pressure result

Your cholesterol result
High cholesterol can cause arteries to become less healthy.
More on your cholesterol result

Your body mass index
A healthy BMI can help to protect you against vascular diseases.
More on your BMI

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What is NHS Health Check?

Your blood pressure test

Your cholesterol test

Your BMI

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Live Well: good food

Health A-Z: high blood pressure

Health A-Z: cholesterol

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