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NNMC community health fair Thurs. May 1

By ThisIsReno

Northern Nevada Medical Center is hosting a community health fair on Thursday, May 1 at 7:30am – 11 a.m. This is an opportunity for free or low-cost preventative health screenings and education.

Services offer are:

  • Blood pressure: FREE
  • Body fat screening: FREE
  • “Ask the Nurse”: FREE
  • Complete blood count: $15
  • Heart electrical activity and overall heart function (EKG): $35
  • Heart and vascular disease risk (High sensitivity C-reactive protein): $25
  • Lipid profile (cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL/LDL ratio): $20
  • Complete chemistry panel with report on 14 blood chemistry levels: $20
  • Peripheral artery disease (Ankle-brachial index test): $25
  • Prostate cancer testing (PSA): $35
  • Routine dietary screening for diabetes (glycosylated hemoglobin): $30
  • Stroke risk (Carotid artery ultrasound screening): $40
  • Thyroid function: $35
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone, TSH, for over- or underactive thyroid: $35
  • Vitamin D deficiency (Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy): $40
  • Immunize Nevada will have information, resources and education available: FREE
  • The California Transplant Donor Network will be providing information on organ donor and registration: FREE

Fasting for 10-12 hours prior is required for best results in blood screenings. NNMC Advantage members get a 10% discount on all tests, and sign ups are available at the health fair. For details call 356-NNMC (6662) or go to www.NNMC.com.

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