Headed to your annual check-up? Don’t forget these things!

We all know how important it is to visit our primary care provider once a year. Annual wellness visits help focus on preventive care, health screenings and wellness planning. Seeing a doctor gives you the opportunity to take charge of your health and well-being by having a conversation about your health status and goals.

Here are some important things to consider when visiting a primary care provider for your annual wellness visit.

  • When scheduling an appointment, ask if fasting before the visit is necessary.
  • Be prepared to discuss your medical history.
  • Know what medications and/or supplements you are taking.
  • Make a list of your other health care providers.
  • Prepare a list of questions about your health concerns.