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Cholesterol screening offered at Sage YMCA

Published: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 3:49 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 12:30 a.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Department of Health will offer a cholesterol screening from 7 to 9 a.m. March 19 at Sage YMCA, 701 Manor Road, Crystal Lake.

Appointments are required. Call 815-334-4851 to make an appointment.

The cost is $35. The screening requires a 12-hour fast and includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, fasting blood glucose, triglycerides, blood pressure and cardiovascular education.   

For more information on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at http://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/what_you_can_do.htm

– Northwest Herald

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