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Life Line Screening at Grace Jan. 30th
January 17, 2020, 1:12 AM

 

January 30, 2020 in Grace UMC Fellowship Hall, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Lifeline Screening will be here to help you take a step toward staying healthy and active. The community, as well as the congregation, are welcome to register. Package #1: Ultrasound of the carotid artery (plaque) screening, EKG for heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) screening, ultrasound of abdominal aorta for aneurysm (enlargement) screening, and peripheral arterial disease screening for $139; Package #2: Includes Package #1 plus an ultrasound to determine

osteoporosis screening for $10 more at $149. Pre-registration is required.

*If you wish to register for the screening go online to www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle Or Call: 1-888-653-6441

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

· If you are age 21-80 learn your risk for developing 6 different chronic diseases
  • $3 out of every $4 spent on healthcare is for treatment of chronic disease
  • Better lifestyle habits can help prevent 80% of heart disease and 90% of type 2 diabetes

The 6 for Life Health Assessment measures your risk of developing 6 chronic diseases, including heart disease, congestive heart failure, stroke, diabetes, COPD and lung cancer. A customized report will determine which risk factors contribute most to your disease risk and are within your control to change. Finger-stick blood tests along with biometric measurements are includ- ed with this assessment. These are separate from our vascular screenings at a cost for $79.

Did you know that a 10% decrease in cholesterol can reduce your risk for heart disease 30%?
  • Diabetes is the 5th leading cause of death in the US
  • Elevated CRP levels in the blood are indicators of risk for heart disease and high blood pressure
  • Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death
  • Register for the lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol and triglycerides), glucose and CRP blood tests for only

$129

Thyroid Disorders TSH can indicate an underactive thyroid

  • 20 million Americans have an underactive thyroid but half don’t know it
  • An underactive thyroid can cause an increased risk of heart disease and lead to an enlarged heart
  • Underactive thyroid is more common among men and women aged 60 and older
  • The TSH screening is an additional $49

Attention all Men! Do you know your risk for Prostate Cancer?

· A Prostate Cancer PSA test is the most accurate method for the detection of prostate cancer
  • 1 in 6 men will get Prostate Cancer
  • PSA tests have been used for over 25 years - A simple PSA blood test could save your life
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