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Check-up over 35

What is the check-up over 35?

The check-up under/over 35 is a check-up that can prevent diseases - especially cardiovascular diseases, kidney diseases and Diabetes mellitus – can be detected early. If you have the check-up regularly, chronic illnesses can be detected or prevented early, which also improves treatment options. 

Who should have the check-up over 35 and in which one Time interval?

Basically it makes sense for everyone. From the age of 35, your health insurance company will cover the health check every three years.

People between the ages of 18 and 35 can be legally insured Take advantage of the check-up once.

What is included in check-up 35?

In order to get a good overview of yourself and your state of health, your practice team will carry out the following steps:

1. Anamnesis: If you have any, you will discuss your previous illnesses (personal history) and any existing complaints with your doctor. The illnesses within your family as well as a social history (e.g. job) will also be discussed. and discussed your lifestyle habits.

2. A physical examination including a blood pressure measurement is also an important part.

3. You will receive a blood sample in which the following blood values ​​will be examined: blood lipids and fasting blood sugar. Since autumn 2021, you have also been able to have a one-off examination for hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections.

4. The examination of the urine helps to detect kidney disease or diabetes mellitus.

5. Your vaccination status will be checked - please bring your vaccination certificate with you. Optionally, your skin can be examined for any noticeable changes.

Following the examination, you will discuss the results of your health examination with your doctor, taking your individual risk profile into account. Together you will think about how you can prevent the development of illnesses. Mostly it's about adjusting lifestyle habits. These include, for example, courses on exercise, nutrition and stress management as well as information on the risks of smoking and how to use alcohol in a health-friendly manner.

If an illness is present or suspected, your doctor will ensure that further, targeted diagnostics are carried out and, if necessary, medically necessary measures are initiated.

Please remember to come to your check-up sober.