LeConte Medical Center offers StrokeScore & More Screening

LeConte Medical Center

Exciting new advances in the early detection of stroke are saving lives. You can reduce your risk of stroke by taking advantage of the special StrokeScore & More screening offered exclusively by Covenant Health. StrokeScore sessions are being scheduled for January 19 and January 26, 2011.

Your StrokeScore & More session will last approximately one hour and will include the following screenings:

  • Stroke Self-Assessment
  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) to screen for peripheral vascular disease
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm ultrasound (AAA) to screen for weaknesses in the wall of the aorta
  • Carotid Artery Screening to detect plaque build-up in the carotid arteries of the neck
  • Lipid Profile to measure total cholesterol, the good (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and glucose. A 12-hour fast is required. (Medications can be taken with water. If you have diabetes, check with your physician before fasting.)
  • Atrial fibrillation screening to detect heart arrhythmia
  • Blood Pressure to detect high blood pressure

LeConte Medical Center offers StrokeScore & More at select times throughout the year. The complete screening package is $100, a great value for this life-saving test. To schedule your appointment in January, please call LeConte Medical Center at 453.WELL (9355). Appointments fill up quickly so schedule your test today.

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