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Lakeland, YMCA offer screenings

Published 6:28pm Sunday, June 27, 2010

To help area residents learn about their possible risk factors, Lakeland HealthCare is offering walk-in wellness screenings at Lakeland Rehabilitation Services at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA, 905 North Front St., Niles.

Set for Friday from 7 to 11 a.m., the screenings offered include:

• Cholesterol Lipid Panel (12-hour fasting cholesterol). This screening helps determine the risk of heart disease. Cost is $39.
• Osteoporosis Health Screen (bone density screen). The Achilles Express uses ultrasound to evaluate bone status in the heel, providing a T-score for determining bone density. Cost is $29.
• Body Composition Analysis (body fat percentage). Determines accurate body composition in less than 10 seconds, and an analysis calculates the amount of fat mass to be lost in order to achieve a healthy body fat percentage. Cost is $29.

Participants receive a free blood pressure screening with any paid service.

This event is part of a series of confidential wellness screenings offered on a walk-in basis the first Friday of each month at Lakeland Rehabilitation Services and sponsored by the Margaret Beckley Upton Center for Health Enhancement at Lakeland.

For more information on health screenings or if an appointment is preferred, call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.

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