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Grand Strand sets October cholesterol test dates, sites

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Posted: Monday, October 1, 2012 2:54 pm | Updated: 3:15 pm, Fri Dec 21, 2012.

As part of Grand Strand Regional Medical Center’s monthly screening program, the following cholesterol screenings have been scheduled for October.

Finger-stick screenings are scheduled for: 

  • Wednesday, October 10, 9 – 10 am at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center and
  • Wednesday, October 17, 8:30 – 9:30 am at the YMCA, 62nd Avenue N. extension.

The finger-stick screening measures total cholesterol for $7 or a lipid profile (Total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides) for $20, with results available in less than five minutes.  

A 12-hour fast is required for the lipid profile.  

Total cholesterol screenings and a lipid profile are also available at HealthFinders at Coastal Grand Mall, Monday - Saturday, 10 am – 7:30 pm on a walk-in basis.  

For more information, call (843) 692-4444.

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