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Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program Screenings



Abdominal aortic aneurysm Carotid artery disease Peripheral artery disease
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Carotid Artery Disease Peripheral Artery Disease

The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program features screenings for carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease (PAD) and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Vascular screenings are ultrasound tests used to look for disease in persons at risk before symptoms are experienced. A nurse practitioner is available to perform screenings for stroke/atrial fibrillation, diabetes/glucose and cholesterol/lipid, and provide education regarding results.

Screenings are private, individualized and personal. Our highly trained vascular technologists and nurse practitioner perform the vascular exams using ultrasound. A blood sample (finger stick) is required for the diabetes and cholesterol screenings. Each test takes approximately 10-15 minutes. The complete package of six tests takes about an hour.

Screenings/Packages:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Carotid Artery Disease or Peripheral Artery Disease - $30 per screening or all three for $75. 
  • Stroke/atrial fibrillation - $15
  • Cholesterol/lipid - $25
  • Diabetes/glucose - $10
  • Package: All six of the above screenings for $125
  • Fitness Five/Biometric (blood pressure, BMI, waist circumference, diabetes/glucose and cholesterol/lipid) - $35

Those with any of the following risk factors should be screened:

  • Men age 45+; women age 55+
  • History of heart attack
  • History of heart failure
  • History of heart valve disease
  • History of stroke
  • History of vascular disease
  • Family history of vascular disease
  • Family history of heart attack
  • Family history of aortic aneurysm
  • Family history of stroke
  • Current smoker
  • Previous smoker
  • Alcohol and binge drinking
  • High blood pressure
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Chronic lung diseases
  • Sleep apnea
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Low HDL-cholesterol

The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Screenings are offered by appointment, Monday - Friday at:

Baptist Eastpoint
2400 Eastpoint Parkway
Anchorage

To schedule an appointment at one of the above locations, call 502.897. 8888.

Note: Screenings are not covered by Medicare or other insurance plans. A physician order is not required. You and your physician will receive a copy of your results.