Health & Fitness Expo Health Screenings
Flu shots will be offered at this event for $15
, while the following screenings will be offered free of charge:
|Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
|The Society for Vascular Surgery recommends screening of all
men aged 60 and older and women 60 and older with cardiovascular risk factors
such as smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, emphysema or obesity.
Men and women who are 50 and older with a family history of AAA, should also be
|Bone Density Screening
|The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s guidelines state that women over 65, younger post menopausal women who have any of the osteoporosis risk factors,
as well as those with specific fractures. However, men are also at
risk for Osteoporosis as they age - especially if they have some of the
Causes of Osteopenia or Osteoporosis.
|Blood Pressure Screening
|Check your blood pressure at least every 2 years starting at age 18.
It’s important to check your blood pressure often, especially if you are
over age 40.
|Body Mass Index (Height/Weight) Screening
|Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person's weight and
height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most
people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to
|This diabetic foot screening will check for pressure spots, decreased circulation and provide attendee with education on how to keep his/her feet healthy.
|Balance and Strength Test
|This screening will check to see if a person has average strength and balance.