Free Blood Pressure and Fingerstick Blood Sugar Screenings CANCELLED
OSF/Little Company of Mary Health Education Center
2800 West 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
No online registrations Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Please call 708-423-5774 to find out information regarding screenings, thank you!
To assess blood pressure and ascertain/provide guidelines for identifying individuals at risk for heart attack and stroke, and identify need for follow up referral to MD/ED. Stoke education is given.
Blood pressure checks are for screening purposes only and are not a diagnostic test. Participants with grossly abnormal results are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention via their primary care physician and/or the emergency department.
To assess the usual blood glucose ranges for a person who does or does not have diabetes, with use of a finger stick analysis. To determine goals for target levels according to regular blood glucose monitoring and dietary choices, time of day. According to the Joslin Diebetes Center's Guidelines for Pharmacological Management of Type 2 Diabetes, handout given and education.