CLEVELAND, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Line Screening will provide more than 200,000 stroke prevention screenings to more than 80,000 people during the month of May, Stroke Awareness Month, including free cholesterol and biometric screenings during the Larry King Cardiac Foundation Health Fair in Washington, DC on May 1.
Life Line Screening's community-based screenings are conducted by highly trained healthcare professionals using state-of-the-art technology. Typically offered stroke prevention screenings includes tests for:
The free screenings being offered on May 1 at the Foggy Bottom metro stop from 11am to 2pm and will include the cholesterol screening as well as glucose, blood pressure and Body Mass Index (BMI) screenings.
Stroke is considered a "silent killer" because the condition often occurs without any symptoms or with only vague warning signs that are ignored or missed. Vascular screenings are designed to be combined with traditional risk factor modification such as regular exercise, a healthy diet, and smoking cessation, and are a powerful tool to help identify stroke risk before a stroke occurs. Life Line Screening targets its services for those over age 50.
Those interested in learning more about vascular screening may contact Life Line Screening at 1-800-697-9721 or visit the website at www.lifelinescreening.com . Screenings range from $45 for a single test up to $199 for a comprehensive package.
SOURCE Life Line Screening