Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Provided by Lawrence Memorial Hospital
It is recommended that cholesterol levels be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. The profile includes:
- Total cholesterol
- LDL (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "bad" cholesterol)
- HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol)
- Triglycerides (fats carried in the blood from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into triglycerides and stored in fat cells throughout the body.)
- Blood glucose (the amount of glucose in your blood, primarily done to check for diabetes)
Sign up today to receive a screening at a low cost of $20. Fasting is required. Upon registration, our Class Specialist, Erin Shea, will contact you to arrange your 10-minute time block.