When plaque builds up in your arteries, it can harden and slow the blood flow to your organs. Often there are no symptoms, but this condition can be life-threatening.
Our non-invasive ultrasound screening only takes about 15 minutes and can detect stroke risk factors and the existence of an aneurysm by checking the blood flow in your neck, abdomen and ankles.
Tuesday October 22, 2013
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Consumers Energy Company
EP2-135C in the atrium
1 Energy Plaza
To learn more or to register by phone, please call (888) 335-7241. If you are no longer able to attend, please call to cancel.
This screening is geared towards those who have risk factors for vascular disease; however anyone is welcome to attend. Risk factors include being 50 years of age or older with one of the following: diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, or family history of aneurysm, arterial disease or stroke.
Please wear slip on shoes and no nylons, please.
A primary care physician's contact information must be provided at the time of registration.
Severe chest pain is not always present with a heart attack, especially for older adults, people with diabetes and women. They may experience sudden shortness of breath, coughing, dizziness, fatigue or weakness. Don’t take a chance. Call 9-1-1.