Bolingbrook – Heart health is the subject of a series of events hosted by Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital during National Heart Month.
At 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19, registered dietitians will present “Get Cholesterol Down Now,” at the hospital, 500 Remington Blvd. in Bolingbrook. Presenters will discuss ways to reduce total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides through your food choices.
Board certified interventional cardiologist Dr. Dominick Stella will present “Heart to Heart” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the hospital. Stella will discuss heart disease, screening tests and ways to reduce your heart risk. Registration is required.
To register for each of these events, call (630) 856-7525, or visit www.keepingyouwell.com/abh
and click on “Education and Events
Throughout February, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital will offer reduced-cost cardiac screenings. Those interested must schedule an appointment by calling (630) 856-7525.
For $35, you can get a Heart Smart check, which includes a total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglyceride and cholesterol ratio measurement. For $30, you can get a diabetes screening. For $40, the Sweetheart screening will measure lipid profiles, A1c and blood typing.
For $50, you can get a Heart Score, which includes a complete cardiac risk assessment, total cholesterol test, HDL, blood pressure assessment, blood sugar test, body fat, personal lifestyle analysis and EKG. These tests are normally valued at $400.
Finally, with a physician’s order, you can get a Heart Scan calcium score, measuring the calcium buildup on artery walls through a CT scanner. This is available at Adventist Plainfield Imaging and Outpatient Center and Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. Call (630) 856-7070 for an appointment.
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, email@example.com; (630) 856-2354.