|March cholesterol clinics offered in BG, Perrysburg|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 15 February 2013 08:11|
The Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc. is currently scheduling their cholesterol screening clinics for March. One must be a resident of Wood County and 25 years of age or older to participate.
The cost is $20 for those 60 and over, and $25 for those 25-59.
Screenings require an appointment and pre-test instructions. The screening panel includes: Total Cholesterol, HDL (good cholesterol), LDL (bad cholesterol), Triglycerides, Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio and a blood glucose level. Results will be immediately available and discussed with clients by a registered nurse.
Screening dates are:
• Bowling Green Senior Center: March 5, March 7 and March 21 from 9 to 11 a.m.
• Perrysburg Senior Center: March 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-367-4935 or 419-353-5661 and ask for the Social Services Department. Registration opens today.
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