(From South China Morning Post)
Byline: Mary Ann Benitez
A doctor has come up with a new activity to add to the beach-going, movie-going and dining out on an overseas holiday - have a check-up.
With time on your hands, it's a good chance to have those tests that could detect a disease such as diabetes or high blood pressure, says cardiologist Patrick Ko Tak-him.
"Spending one hour out of the entire year at a doctor's office is worth 10 hours fooling around," said Dr Ko, former president of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology.
Dr Ko said family doctors can administer health checks, that should include tests for LDL (bad) and HDL …