Understanding Your Screening Results

Below are recommended screening values.  These tests are performed at your worksite solely for screening purposes and DO NOT constitute a complete medical exam. 

Please contact your physician for repeat testing, follow-up, or for further information concerning your health.  If you do not have a physician, you can contact 888-716-WAKE (9253) or 336-716 WAKE (9253) to make an appointment.  You may also request an appointment online.

Total Cholesterol

  • Desirable: Less than 200 mg/dL
  • Borderline High: 200-239 mg/dL
  • High: 240 mg/dL or greater

HDL Cholesterol 

  • Excellent: 60 mg/dL or higher
  • Good: 40-59 mg/dL 
  • Poor: Less than 40 mg/dL

TC/HDL Ratio

  • Excellent: 3.5 or less
  • Good: 3.5-4.9 
  • Poor: 5.0 or greater

LDL Cholesterol 

  • Optimal: Less than 100 mg/dL
  • Near Optimal: 100-129 mg/dL
  • Borderline High: 130-159 mg/dL
  • High: 160-189 mg/dL
  • Very High: 190 mg/dL or greater  

Learn about Understanding Cholesterol Results

Triglycerides 

  • Normal: Less than 150 mg/dL 
  • Borderline High: 150-199 mg/dL 
  • High: 200-499 mg/dL
  • Very High: 500 mg/dL or greater 

Learn about Triglyceride Levels.

Glucose: Fasting

  • Desirable: Less than 100 
  • Borderline High: 100-125
  • Abnormal: 126 or greater 

Glucose: Non-fasting

  • Desirable: Less than 140
  • Borderline High: 140 - 199
  • Abnormal: 200 or greater

Learn more about Blood Sugar Tests.

Blood Pressure: Systolic

  • Normal: Less than 120 
  • Pre-hypertension: 120 - 139 
  • Hypertension: 140 or greater

Blood Pressure: Dystolic 

  • Normal: Less than 80 
  • Pre-hypertension: 80 - 89
  • Hypertension: 90 or greater 

Learn more about Blood Pressure

Body Mass Index

  • Underweight: Below 18.5
  • Normal: 18.5-24.9
  • Overweight: 25-29.9
  • Obese: 30 or greater 

Learn more about Body Mass Index.

 

Quick Reference

Wellness and Corporate Health Services
Whitney D. Berry, BSHE, HFS, SFN
Corporate Health & Wellness Coordinator

Phone 336-721-3944

wberry@wakehealth.edu

Office Contact

Phone 336-716-1270
Fax 336-716-1271

healthy@wakehealth.edu

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