Diabetes Prevention Screening FREE At Cullman Regional November 9th

by | Oct 18, 2017 | City News, Community, County News, Cullman, Cullman City, Get Smart, Good Hope, Hanceville, People

In recognition of National Diabetes Month, Cullman Regional is offering a FREE Diabetes Prevention Screening to the community on November 9, 2017.

Visits are by appointment only.

According to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by staying at a healthy weight, eating well and being active. Cullman Regional’s screening offers the opportunity to see if you are at risk for diabetes, as well as other cardiovascular diseases.

Screenings include the following for all participants at no charge:

Lipid Panel (Cholesterol and Glucose for diabetes)
Body Mass Index (Diet)
EKG (Electrocardiogram) – checks heart rhythms and can determine if there is a potential issue
Blood Pressure: People with high blood cholesterol have an increased risk for stroke.
ABI Screening – checks
Bone Density Screening

Lindsey Dossey, Executive Director Marketing & Community Outreach:

“The goal of these screenings is to help community members identify any potential risk factors they may have in order to reduce their risk for diabetes. We want to help our community catch potential risks and get them under control before it becomes an emergency.”

Are you at risk for diabetes? Is your blood sugar too high or too low? Does your family have a history of diabetes?

If the answer is yes, call to schedule your appointment TODAY at (256) 735-5600.

For more information and a complete list of upcoming events at Cullman Regional, visit cullmanregional.com.

image: An elderly woman receiving an injection in her finger to check her blood sugar levels

About Cullman Regional

Cullman Regional is a fully accredited 145-bed medical center which covers a five-county service area of 150,000 residents and has been a part of the community since 1939.

Cullman Regional is dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing excellent healthcare resources in order to help the communities live the healthiest lives possible.

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Diabetes Prevention Screening FREE At Cullman Regional November 9th

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