Prepare Ahead to Get the Best Exam and Lab Results

January 3, 2014 | BY DAVIS LIFE & ANNUITY

When applying for life insurance it may be necessary to complete an exam and labs. Below are a few tips to achieve the best exam results.

A few days before the exam:

  • Eat less salt and fatty foods
  • Avoid drinking alcohol
  • Try to avoid stress
  • One day before the exam:

  • Avoid tobacco and get a good night’s sleep
  • Avoid caffeine, which can raise your blood pressure
  • Avoid strenuous workouts which can cause elevated protein in the urine
  • The day of the exam:

  • Compile a list of your doctor’s names and contact information
  • List all the prescriptions you take, the doses, and how often you take them
  • Last, but not least, make sure to bring your driver license or other form of government issued ID, so the examiner can make sure you are YOU!

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