Peninsula Regional’s Women’s Heart Program Offered In Ocean View In November
Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Guerrieri Heart & Vascular Institute will be offering its Women’s Heart Program screening assessments at the Ocean View Family Medicine office, located at 142 Atlantic Avenue in Millville, Delaware on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Two non-invasive screening appointments will be available per hour from 8:00 a.m. until noon. Appointments are required.
The Women’s Heart Program offers a fasting lipid profile (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, risk ratio and glucose), resting 12 lead EKG, coronary risk profile, bone density assessment, body fat measurement, body mass index, waist to hip ratio, strength and flexibility measurements, blood pressure and pulse oximetry testing, a review of current medications, ankle brachial index, a risk factor analysis, exercise suggestions, self learning modules (nutrition, stress management and exercise) and a follow up care plan if necessary.
Women choosing to participate must not currently be under the care of a cardiologist or have a known history of heart disease. There is a $50.00 fee associated with each health check and assessment.
To learn more about the Women’s Heart Program, qualification requirements or to set up an appointment, please call 410-543-7026.