Northside Hospital Outpatient Center at Meridian Mark
5445 Meridian Mark Road
9:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013
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Northside Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute is offering a free screening to determine risk for heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease, or CVD. CVD remains the number one killer of Americans, according to the American Heart Association. A range of factors can raise your risk of developing CVD and having a heart attack or stroke. The more factors you have, the greater your risk. It is essential that you measure your risk for CVD and make a plan for how you can prevent it.
The free screening will take place:Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, 9 a.m.-noon Northside Hospital Outpatient Center at Meridian Mark 5445 Meridian Mark Road, Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30342
The screening is free, but registration is required. Call 404-845-5555 and press "0" to schedule an appointment.
Free parking available. The comprehensive screening will be administered by health care professionals and will include a risk assessment, blood pressure reading, total cholesterol (HDL, ratio of TC/HDL) and glucose testing, body mass index (BMI) analysis, and a one-on-one consultation with a healthcare professional. A limited number of advanced services - EKG, leg vein and peripheral artery disease (PAD) screening, carotid and heart ultrasound – also will be available.