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Take Heart Screening

Take Heart ScreeningWhile a physical exam from your doctor covers a broad range of general health matters, The Cardiovascular Center’s 45 minute Take Heart screening focuses on all of the measurements critical to heart health. The cost is only $55, and the peace of mind it gives is priceless.

 

 

 

The Screening Program Includes The Following

  • Heart Health Questionnaire
  • Resting EKG, interpreted by a board-certified cardiologist
  • Body Mass Index (from height and weight measurements)
  • Resting blood pressure and heart rate
  • Fasting cholesterol test that includes total, LDL and HDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and a total/HDL ratio
  • Blood glucose (simple sugar) test to screen for diabetes
  • Private consultation with a health educator trained in cardiac risk factor management
  • Scholarship

    Low-income, disadvantaged women may be eligible for a Take Heart Screening scholarship. Made available through the Sue Parberry Women's Heart Screening Program, the scholarship covers the full cost of the screening.

    For more information or to make an appointment, call (360) 738-6720. In Skagit County, San Juan County, Island County and Canada call (800) 541-7209.

    Don’t Be a Statistic

    Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. Did you also know:

  • Approximately one in three people have some form of cardiovascular disease
  • 50% of men and 64% of women who die suddenly from a heart attack have no prior symptoms
  • Each year, about 60,000 more women than men have a stroke
  • Nearly one in three American adults have high blood pressure
  • Almost 50% of adults have borderline or high-risk cholesterol levels
  • 23% of women age 40+ who have an initial attack die within a year, compared with 18% of men
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