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Heart & Vascular Screening to be Held Feb. 12
LIMA, Ohio - Lima Memorial Health System (LMHS) is challenging
residents to take charge of their heart health by hosting a free
public screening for the most common risk factors for heart and
vascular disease on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The
Heart and Vascular Institute at Lima Memorial.
This event, titled "Six in 60," will screen participants for the
six most common risk factors for heart and vascular disease in
about 60 minutes. These risk factors are: high cholesterol, high
blood pressure, family history of heart and/or vascular disease,
diabetes, vascular issues and obesity/poor diet.
Participants will be able to go through a series of screening
· EKG Test
· Full Lipid Panel with immediate results available (12 hr.
fasting required for accuracy)
· Glucose screening
· Peripheral vascular screening
· Carotid artery/stroke screening (first 30 patients to
· Blood pressure and heart rate check
Physicians from The Heart Institute of Northwest Ohio, Midwest
Surgical Specialists and Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeons
Inc. will be available to evaluate the results from the
The event will take place in The Heart and Vascular Institute's
Cardiac Intervention Unit on the third floor of Professional Office
Building III on Lima Memorial's main campus. Six in 60 is free, and
open to the community, but pre-registration is required.
The Heart and Vascular Institute at Lima Memorial provides
patient care, education and public screenings. Services include
interventional cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, heart and
vascular screenings, and cardiovascular disease risk assessment and
reduction. Cardiac imaging, including MRI, CT and PET, and
inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation is also
To pre-register for the free screening, call the Heart and
Vascular Institute at 419-998-4764.