Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Guerrieri Heart & Vascular Institute is now taking appointments for its free Women’s Heart Program screening assessments to be held in Pocomoke City on Tuesday, Oct, 25, 2016 from 8 a.m. to noon. The screening will be performed by Peninsula Regional medical professionals on board the Wagner Wellness Van at the Pocomoke Public Library, 301 Market Street. Appointments are required - please call 410-543-7026.
The Women’s Heart Program offers cholesterol and HDL test, ankle/brachial index, resting 12-lead EKG, coronary risk profile, body fat measurement, body mass index, waist to hip ratio, blood pressure and pulse oximetry testing, a review of current medications, a risk factor analysis and more. Fasting is required for accurate blood test results.
Women choosing to participate must not currently be under the care of a cardiologist or have a known history of heart disease. To learn more about the Women’s Heart Program, qualification requirements or to set up an appointment, please call 410-543-7026.