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