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
  • 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