Traditionally insurers have requested fasting glucose and lipids but we think it's time to forget fasting, writes Square Health's Dr Anne King.
Several studies have shown fasting is not necessary so why inconvenience your client? Because, as we know, there are enough hurdles on the path from initial conversation to acceptance where the customer can stumble and drop out on the road to going on risk. Fasting medicals is one we should eliminate. Medicals should be convenient, easy and simple. Getting rid of fasting medical tests is the next step. So what is the medical reasoning behind this approach? Glucose In 2011 the World Health...
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