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Discounted heart screenings offered to public in La Porte, Marshall, Starke counties in 2014

LAPORTE | As the New Year quickly approaches, Indiana University Health urges area residents to take action toward prevention through discounted cardiovascular screenings for adults and students in La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties in the coming months.

December 20, 2013 10:05 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Diabetic foot care tips Sept. 5

MUNSTER | A free course about diabetic foot care is scheduled for Sept. 5 at Franciscan Hammond Clinic Specialty Center, 7905 Calumet Ave.

August 27, 2013 12:05 am

Heart Cart offers discounted cardiovascular screenings in La Porte, Marshall, Starke counties this August, September

LA PORTE | The Heart Cart will visit La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties in the next several weeks to offer discounted cardiovascular screenings to all interested community members.

July 30, 2013 5:51 pm

La Porte, IN–The Heart Cart will visit La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties in the coming months to offer discounted cardiovascular screenings to all interested community members. Upcoming visits include: • Tuesday, April 2 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (Eastern time) at Indiana University Health Primary Care at LifePlex, 2855 Miller Dr., Ste. 117, in Plymouth • Tuesday, April 16 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at the IU Health La Porte Heart & Vascular Center, 901 Lincolnway, first floor conference room, in La Porte • Friday, April 19 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at IU Health Medical Offices at LifeWorks Business Park, 3777 Frontage Rd. in Michigan City • Tuesday, April 23 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at IU Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Rd., second floor conference room, in Knox • Friday, May 10 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at IU Health Medical Offices at LifeWorks Business Park, 3777 Frontage Rd. in Michigan City • Saturday, May 18 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at IU Health La Porte Heart & Vascular Center, 901 Lincolnway, first floor conference room, in La Porte • Tuesday, May 21 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (Eastern time) at IU Health Primary Care at LifePlex, 2855 Miller Dr., Ste. 117, in Plymouth • Tuesday, May 28 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at IU Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Rd., second floor conference room, in Knox • Tuesday, June 4 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at IU Health La Porte Heart & Vascular Center, 901 Lincolnway, first floor conference room, in La Porte • Friday, June 28 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am (Central time) at IU Health Medical Offices at LifeWorks Business Park, 3777 Frontage Rd. in Michigan City Pre-registration is required. The service is now available at an even lower cost—only $50 for tests normally costing in excess of $1,200. Participants may pay by cash, check, money order or credit card. In order to offer this service at a discount to the community, IU Health does not bill insurance for the services. Participants are responsible for payment in full. Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 219.326.2626 or toll-free 800.235.6204, ext. 2626. The screenings are provided in part by the La Porte Hospital Foundation. All testing is reviewed by a board certified physician. The screening tests for: abnormal heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysm, blood pressure, fasting cholesterol and glucose levels, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, poor leg circulation, stroke and weight. In addition, participants may also schedule a Vertical Auto-Profile (VAP) cholesterol screening for an additional $39. Results will be mailed to participants three to four weeks following the screening. Individuals may take the results to their doctor for follow up. The American Heart Association recommends a baseline screening as early as age 20. Those with a family history of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes could benefit from this screening. In addition, those who are overweight, smoke, lack exercise or lead sedimentary lifestyles are potentially at risk.

LAPORTE | The Heart Cart will visit La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties in the coming months to offer discounted cardiovascular screenings to all interested community members.

March 07, 2013 8:37 pm

IU Health urges public to take action towards prevention through Heart Cart screening

LAPORTE | In honor of American Heart Month, Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals are urging community members to listen to their hearts, educate themselves on prevention and take action towards detection.

February 04, 2013 5:18 pm

Heart Cart screening dates for LaPorte and Michigan City

LAPORTE | Indiana University Health's popular Heart Cart mobile screening unit will visit Oakwood Manor, 1211 Longwood Dr., on Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will visit the IU Health Medical Offices at LifeWorks Business Park., on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

December 01, 2011 12:43 pm

IU Health's Heart Cart to visit LaPorte and Michigan City

LAPORTE | Indiana University Health's popular "Heart Cart" mobile screening unit will visit IU Health LaPorte Heart & Vascular Center, 901 Lincolnway, Tuesday from 7:30 to 11 a.m. and will visit the IU Health Medical offices at LifeWorks Business Park on Nov. 15 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. All …

October 21, 2011 9:40 am

IU Health LaPorte Heart Cart to make appearances

LAPORTE | Indiana University Health's popular "Heart Cart" mobile screening unit will visit IU Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Rd., on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 7 am to 11 am, and will visit the IU Health La Porte Heart & Vascular Center, 901 Lincolnway, on Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 7:30…

August 05, 2011 1:15 pm
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