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Healthy Steps health fair April 10

Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012

To promote better health, one step at a time, Parkview Huntington Hospital will present its Healthy Steps health fair on Tuesday, April 10, from 6 to 10 a.m., in the front lobby and lower-level classrooms of the hospital, 2001 Stults Road.

Free screenings will include, but will not be limited to:

Bone density, hearing, vision, body fat analysis, breathing assessment, foot screening. Skin cancer screening (appointment required; (260) 355-3802 or (800) 533-2252, ext. 53802.

Digital screening mammography and HeartSmart CT scans will also be available. Appointments are required and there is a cost. To schedule a mammography or CT scan, call (260) 355-3802 or (800) 533-2252, ext. 53802.

Lab tests and services will include: fasting blood chemistry 17 (glucose/sugar, lipid profile, cholesterol, etc.) – $20. An eight- to 12-hour fast from food, drink (including coffee and soda), mints, gum, etc., is required. Water is allowed, and diabetics should continue their normal therapy schedule. CRP Ultra Sensitive blood test (detects early heart disease) – $23. Hemogram blood test (anemia/iron screen) – $10. PSA blood test (prostate screen) – $23. TSH blood test (thyroid screen) – $23. Hemoglobin A1C (diabetes screen) – $23.

Test results will be returned by mail in approximately two weeks. Following lab tests, breakfast will be available for purchase in the HOSPITALity café from 6 to 10 a.m. Additional discounts are available for Senior Partners. Payment by check or cash for all services is preferred. For additional information about the event, call (260) 355-3802 or (800) 533-2252, ext. 53802.