A health assessment is used to calculate your Healthy Heart Score. Your Healthy Heart Score will give you a good indication of your current heart health.
It will show you if you are causing long-term damage to your heart and your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, one of the leading causes of death in South Africa.
To get a Healthy Heart Score, you will need to complete a health assessment which is used to calculate which category your heart health falls in - green, amber or red.
The risk factors for your cardiovascular health are all great for now. Check your report for tips to maintain your heart health.
You should take small steps to improve your health. Small changes now can make a big difference later. Check your report for some tips to help you improve your heart's health.
You need to take serious action to improve your risk factors. Use the Hello Doctor app to talk to a doctor on your phone 24/7, anywhere, any time.
CAR AND HOME INSURANCE
If you are a Momentum Medical Scheme member or have Momentum Myriad life insurance, you will get cash back and discounts based on the combined results of your Healthy Heart Score, Active Dayz™ (or fitness assessment level) and your Multiply Premier status.
Multiply Premier members, and their partners are each entitled to one free health assessment per year. A health assessment can be done at Dis-Chem, Clicks, or at any Multiply-affiliated pharmacy, corporate wellness days, or through a qualifying medical scheme. You can also use your HealthSaver to pay for additional assessments.
What will the nurse measure during the health assessment?
During the health assessment, the nurse will measure your:
The nurse will also ask about your smoking status.
Will the nurse take my smoking status?
The nurse will also ask you about your smoking status.
How is my Health Heart Score calculated?
The parameters used to calculate your HHS are : estimated body fat, blood pressure, glucose (or HbA1c if available), total cholesterol (and HDL cholesterol if available) and smoking status.
What are the treatment protocals?
Treatment protocols: If you’re a Momentum Medical Scheme member and your health assessment shows that you are at risk for developing certain conditions, Momentum Medical Scheme may ask that you go for further testing, or that you register on a chronic disease management programme. It is important to follow these prescribed treatment protocols – this includes taking your medication as prescribed.
How can I maximise my health assessment results?