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Health / Safety

Know your numbers: Free cholesterol screenings on campus Feb. 15

February 13, 2012

Free cholesterol screenings

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 8:15 a.m.
Lory Student Center, Room 203-205

Screenings will be provided free to everyone by the Health District of Northern Larimer County.

Appointments are required: call the Health District at (970) 224-5209 to register.

Results for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and blood glucose are obtained by a fingerstick test.

A registered nurse will check blood pressure, assess risk for diabetes and heart attack, explain the test results, provide a follow-up recommendation and health education materials within 20 minutes.

  • A twelve-hour fast is necessary for best results.
  • Medications are permitted if they may be taken without food.
  • Please drink at least 12-16 ounces of water prior to the test.
  • If you have diabetes, please check with your doctor regarding whether or not you should take your medicine or fast for this test.

Don’t miss this chance to improve your health!

Contact: Cheri Nichols
Phone: (970) 224-5209