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Get a Checkup at Unity of Ocala

Jun 03, 2016 03:47PM

Life Line Community Healthcare will vascular heart testing starting at 9 a.m., June 20, at Unity of Ocala. The American Heart Association aims to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent.


To support this goal, proactive steps toward prevention can and should be done in the fight against atherosclerosis, the primary cause of cardiovascular disease. As with many diseases, early detection in asymptomatic individuals potentially increases benefits. These benefits can be realized through change in diet and lifestyle, or when indicated, drug therapies or other medical treatments.


Ultrasound screening can detect the presence of atherosclerosis in asymptomatic individuals with risk factors. The presence of plaque combined with the presence of risk factors can be used to determine cardiovascular risk more accurately than risk factors alone.


Location: 101 Cedar Rd., Ocala, For pricing and scheduling a test, call 1-888-653-6450. To schedule an annual wellness visit the same day (no co-pay under Medicare Part B), call 1-866-579-5069. 

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