Items Tagged ‘wellness evaluation’

December 6, 2016 · Leave a Comment

It’s Your Body; Know More About It

By Danielle Budahn Danielle Budahn (@daniv)

Hi, I’m Dani, one of the Membership & Media Coordinators (MMC) here at the DAHLC. I want to share my journey through our wellness evaluation service with you to help members better understand the service and see how valuable it truly is. For me personally, I scheduled a wellness evaluation to get a baseline of where I am […]

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Tags: evaluation service, Evaluation Suite, idexa, idexa scan, Motivation, wellness evaluation


March 25, 2016 · Leave a Comment

12 Habits: Preventive Health Care Testing

By nicoleblock nicoleblock (@nicolerawlings)

Your health is a precious gift to maintain and protect. Seeing your health care provider for routine recommended screening tests and immunizations keeps you healthy and provides the expert advice you need to make good health choices. All too often people ignore these important tests, only to find they have a medical condition that could […]

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Tags: Blog, get fit, maintain health, prevention, preventive health care, wellness evaluation, worksite wellness


May 3, 2015 · Leave a Comment

How much does an iDEXA scan cost?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The cost of the scan is included in the cost of your evaluation appointment. Wellness Evaluation Body Composition Body Composition + Exercise Prescription Program evaluation

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March 31, 2015 · Leave a Comment

What happens during an iDEXA scan?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

You may be given clothes to change into before the exam if your clothing contains any metal. If you have an artificial joint or other metal in your body, you can still have the scan. It is not dangerous, but the metal may make the scan less accurate.

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October 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

How often do I need an iDEXA scan?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

You may wish to repeat a scan after you have been following an exercise plan for a while. The scan can show you changes in your body makeup that you might not be able to see. For example, your weight may not have changed, but you may have less fat and more muscle. Members can […]

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October 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Is there anyone who should not have an iDEXA scan?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

iDEXA scanning appears safe for nearly anyone. There are situations in which it may be inaccurate: People having radioactive iodine thyroid treatment People who have had a nuclear medicine study or a barium X-ray within the last 5 days People with large amounts of metal in their bodies People with significant arthritis of the spine […]

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October 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Can I have an iDEXA scan if I’m pregnant?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Although the radiation dose is very small, it is not recommended for pregnant women.

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October 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What are the risks?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Because the scan uses low doses of radiation, some people may choose not to have it done. To limit exposure, an iDEXA scan is limited to once every 92 days.  At these low doses/exposures, experts agree that radiation isn’t a concern. Talk to your health care provider if you have questions or concerns about your […]

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October 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Why should I have an iDEXA scan?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The amount and location of your body fat both affect your health. For example, people who have more body fat around their waist have a greater risk for diabetes and heart disease. The density of your bones affects how strong or healthy they are. Bone density can help predict who will get osteoporosis and who […]

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August 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Body Composition + Exercise Prescription (90 minutes)

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The 90-minute Body Composition and Exercise Prescription appointment includes an iDEXA body composition scan, functional movement screen to identify asymmetries in your movement patterns, as well as a personalized exercise prescription based on your interests and goals. Mayo Clinic Insurance: $35 Non-Mayo Clinic Insurance: $70

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