RUTLEDGE – The University of Tennessee Medical Center is sponsoring health screenings for residents of Rutledge and surrounding areas.
Residents living in and around Rutledge can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic conditions with affordable health screenings by Life Line Screening. The community event will take place Wednesday, October 18 at Rutledge Community Center, 7812 Rutledge Pike, Rutledge.
The screenings can check for:
- The level of plaque buildup in arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health;
- HDL and LDL cholesterol levels;
- diabetes risk;
- bone density, as a risk for possible osteoporosis;
- kidney and thyroid function; and
- a variety of other conditions.
The screenings are affordable, convenient and accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Parking is free at the event.
Packages start at $149, but consultants will help create the best package for each situation, based on age and risk factors. Preregistration is required.
For more information or to preregister, visit www.lifelinescreenings.com or call (877) 237-1287.