CUMMING - Northside Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute is offering a free screening to determine risk for heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease, or CVD. <br />
The free screening will take place:<br />
Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m.-noon<br />
Northside Hospital-Forsyth, Cumming<br />
Education Center, 3rd Floor<br />
The comprehensive screening will be administered by health care professionals and will include a risk assessment, blood pressure reading, total cholesterol (HDL, ratio of TC/HDL) and glucose testing, body mass index (BMI) analysis, and a one-on-one consultation with a healthcare professional.<br />
Though the screening is free, registration is required. Call 404-845-5555 and press "0" to schedule an appointment.
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