Are You at Risk for Vascular Disease?

September 16, 2011

If you are 50 or older and one or more of the following apply, you might have poor circulation and be at risk for vascular disease:

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Smoker
  • High Cholesterol
  • Known Cardiovascular Disease
  • Family History of Aneurysms

The Floyd Memorial Heart and Vascular Center offers a free Take 2 for Heart & Stroke Screening monthly, as well as twice weekly non-invasive screenings for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Artery Disease and Carotid Artery Disease.

Stroke & Aneurysm Vascular Screenings

Every Tuesday & Thursday by appointment
Stroke & Aneurysm Vascular Screenings

Stroke & Aneurysm Vascular Screenings are offered by the Floyd Memorial Heart and Vascular Center every Tuesday and Thursday by appointment. They include: non-invasive screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Arterial Disease and Carotid Artery Disease. The cost is $49 for all three. For an appointment, call 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723).

Free Take 2 for Heart & Stroke Screenings

Thursday, October 6 and November 3
Free Take 2 Screenings
Take 2 for Heart & Stroke Screenings are a free one-on-one screening with a cardiac nurse, including a full lipid cholesterol panel, blood pressure, blood sugar and a body mass index. Because it will take at least six months for the results of lifestyle changes to show up in future screenings, participants who receive abnormal results must wait at least six months before scheduling another screening. Those with normal results can be screened on an annual basis. For an appointment, call 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723).