OCEAN PINES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Free Heart Screenings In Millsboro


Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Nov. 19.

Free Heart Screenings in Millsboro

Heart disease is the no. 1 killer of Americans, but screening and understanding of lifestyle and risk factors can help to reduce that number. That’s why Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Guerrieri Heart & Vascular Institute offers a free Heart Smart heart disease risk assessment for both men and women. The screenings will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon onboard the Wagner Wellness Van at the Delmarva Health Pavilion Millsboro, located at 30265 Commerce Drive, Millsboro, DE 19966. Appointments are required – please sign up by Nov. 26.

The comprehensive screenings include:

· Cholesterol, HDL, triglycerides, fasting blood glucose (12-hour fast required)

· Resting 12-lead EKG

· Body fat and body mass index

· Waist to hip ratio

· Blood pressure testing

· Pulse oximetry testing

· 10-year risk analysis

· Review of current medications

· Follow-up care plan

· Exercise/nutrition recommendations

People choosing to participate must not currently be under the care of a cardiologist or have a known history of heart disease. A 12-hour fast is required prior to the appointment. Call 410-543-7026 to schedule your free Heart Smart screening appointment.

Original source can be found here.

Source: Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce

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