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Hendrick Medical Center offers heart health screenings in February

Published On: Feb 17 2014 09:26:25 PM CST
Heart, cardiovascular health

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ABILENE, Texas -

Hendrick Medical Center is celebrating American Heart Month by offering health screenings and consultations free of charge.

Participants  in "A Day to Take Heart" receive free cholesterol and glucose screenings, blood pressure and body mass index measurements, EKG tests, pulmonary function tests, and carotid artery assessments.

Certified cardiac nurses and diabetes educations will be available to discuss results with patients. Educational resources will also be available from multiple Hendrick services.

"A Day to Take Heart" will be Tuesday, February 18. Doors are open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Auxiliary Conference Center. That is located on the second floor of the Shelton Building at 2000 Pine Street.