Bolingbrook – To commemorate National Heart Month, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital will offer a series of heart screenings at reduced rates during February.
Knowing your risk factors, such as high cholesterol or blocked arteries, is crucial in preventing heart disease. Early detection and treatment, as well as a healthy diet and regular exercise, can reduce your risk of heart disease and heart attacks.
Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital is offering the following heart screenings at the hospital, 500 Remington Blvd. in Bolingbrook:
• Heart Smart – This $35 screening measures total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol levels, triglycerides and cholesterol ratio.
• Diabetes Check – This $30 screening measures blood sugar levels.
• Sweetheart – This $40 screening includes a lipid profile, diabetes screening and blood typing.
• Heart Score – This series of tests for $50 includes a cardiac risk assessment, total cholesterol test, HDL cholesterol level check, blood pressure assessment, blood sugar test, body fat, personal lifestyle analysis and EKG. These tests have a value of $400.
Registration is required for all screenings. To register, call (630) 856-7525.
Residents can also receive a heart scan for $49 at the Adventist Plainfield Imaging and Outpatient Center, 15720 S. Route 59 in Plainfield, as well as Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. This scan tests for calcium build-up of plaque on artery walls. A physician’s order is required. Call (630) 856-7070 to schedule a scan.
Adventist Midwest Health includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find a physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com.
Physicians on the medical staff of Adventist Midwest Health Hospitals are independent contractors, and are not agents of the hospitals.
Media contact: Chris LaFortune, public relations specialist, Adventist Midwest Health, firstname.lastname@example.org; (630) 856-2354