During a checkup, your doctor takes a close look at the “numbers” that offer a picture of your health. Find out why they’re important, and talk with your doctor about what your numbers are.
Body mass index (BMI)
18.5 to 24.9
Blood pressure refers to the force of blood against the inside walls of blood vessels as it flows. Blood travels through these vessels carrying oxygen, vitamins, and essential nutrients to all parts of the body.
Nearly one in 10 Americans has diabetes, which can increase the risk for heart disease, stroke, blindness, and other health problems. If you're living with diabetes, these tips will help you take care of your health.
Most of us take at least one prescription drug—and we’d all like to pay less at the pharmacy. These tips can help lower your costs.