Same thing (no "regular checkup recommendation") for the Canadian and for the US Preventive Services Task Forces -- though lots of routine screening. At minimum, though, lumping together checks on BP, glucose, and prostate checks seems an odd combination...
Yours in rational public health campaigning,
Erica Frank, MD, MPH
Professor + Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia
Founder + President, www.NextGenU.org
Principal Investigator, Healthy Doc = Healthy Patient
Research Director, Annenberg Physician Training Program
HIFA profile: Erica Frank, MD, MPH, FACPM is the Founder and President of NextGenU.org, the world's first portal to free, accredited higher education now used in 193 countries and offering a globally free MPH and MedSchoolInABox. She is also the Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine & Population Health and a Professor (Faculty of Medicine), at the University of British Columbia, the Founder and Principal Investigator of the Healthy Doc = Healthy Patient initiative (delineating and building on the strong positive relationship between physicians' personal and clinical preventive practices), Research Director of the Annenberg Physician Training Program, and Past President of the Nobel Prize winning Physicians for Social Responsibility. Erica.FrankATUBC.ca EFrankATNextGenU.org