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PHH's Healthy Steps fair October 20

Posted: Friday, September 28, 2012

To promote better health, one step at a time, Parkview Huntington Hospital will present its Healthy Steps health fair on Saturday, October 20, from 7 to 11 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 and foot screening. Skin cancer screenings, 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. Hemoglobin A1C (diabetes screen) – $23. PSA blood test (prostate screen) – $23. TSH blood test (thyroid screen) – $23 and Vitamin D (bone health screen) - $38.

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 7 to 11 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.