FAQ

What is Monitor My Health, Inc.?

Monitor My Health, Inc. is a non-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. We screen for diabetes & prediabetes, heart disease risk factors, high blood pressure, and provide CDC approved lifestyle coaching.

Why do you screen people?

We screen people to help them reduce their risk of being diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, to reduce the medical cost and suffering associated with those diseases.

Why should I be screened?

The onset of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease often have no symptoms and can only be detected through testing.

How can I get screened?

Our service can be found through the following link: https://monitormyhealth.org/screening-options/

How much does it cost to be screened?

All our prices can be found through the following link: https://monitormyhealth.org/pricing-page/

What do you screen for?

We screen for diabetes & prediabetes, heart disease risk factors (elevated cholesterol, waist circumference, smoking habits), high blood pressure, Atrial Fibrillation (AFib, heart rhythm disorder).

Are you officially authorized to screen?

We are officially authorized by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment.
CLIA ID #07D2123769.

What can I do with the results?

Results can inform individuals to adopt appropriate lifestyle to reduce the risk of having the disease. It can be shared with primary care providers to inform appropriate intervention.

What are the eligibility criteria to be screened?

Any adult capable of consenting is eligible for screening.

How often should I be screened?

In general, screening is recommended at least once a year; however, in some cases frequency varies according to risk factors.

What is the difference between a screening with Monitor My Health, Inc. and a screening at a healthcare center?

Convenience, lower costs, and time are the main differences. We are a mobile laboratory, and we meet people in the community where they work or live. Screenings take between 10 min and 20 min. depending of what tests are selected.

Can I show the screening results to my physician?

We encourage everyone we screen to share the result with their physicians. In some cases like for  AFib screening with EKG and calculated 10 year risk for major cardiovascular disease, we can electronically transmit the results to participant’s physician with their consent.

Will my health insurance cover the test of screening?

The cost of screening is covered by some insurance providers. Please check with your insurance carrier.

How accurate are the results of the screening?

Our screening results are measured with clinical grade instruments approved by FDA. They are accurate.

How long does it take to be screened?

Usually, it takes 10 to 20 minutes. It depends on what we screen for.

I want my information to be confidential! Do you guarantee this confidentiality?

We protect your health information according to HIPPA regulations.