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Genesis offers cholesterol, diabetes screenings


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 3:06 pm
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Press release submitted by Genesis


DAVENPORT, Iowa – Dec. 3, 2012 -- Genesis will be helping determine the risk for diabetes and heart disease at three locations on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

Comprehensive screenings will be available Tuesday at Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt Campus, 1118 18th St., DeWitt; Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport and at the Larson Center of Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus.

All screenings will be from 6-9 a.m.

There will also be screenings Feb. 1 at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus; Feb. 12 at the Genesis Heart Institute and Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt; and, May 14 at the Genesis Heart Institute; Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt; and, Genesis Health Group, Moline.

At each screening, Genesis will be offering a Comprehensive Metabolic Profile to detect diabetes and a Lipid Profile test for cholesterol and lipids.

Cost is $40. For the most accurate results, do not eat 12 hours prior to blood test. It is OK to take water and medications.

For information on future dates, go to www.genesishealth.com/classes or the Genesis Health System page on Facebook.



















 




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