|Oct. 12 final Rotary/Kiwanis health screening|
|Monday, September 30, 2013 12:05 AM|
Oct. 12 will be the final opportunity to take advantage of the Delphos Rotary/Kiwanis Health Screening Program from 7-9 a.m. in the Jefferson Middle School cafeteria.
The test involves a small sample of blood, taken the morning of the test, on which 33 separate tests are run, including triglycerides, cholesterol, HDL, LDL and more. The tests provides results which could indicate a person’s susceptibility to anemia and diseases related to the heart, liver and kidneys.
The cost of the test is $30.
An optional PSA test of males over 50-plus years for evidence of prostate cancer is $35, a new test for diabetes is also offered for $15 and a Thyroid Stimulating Test, which helps set a person’s “idle” speed, is $20.
A 12-hour fast prior to testing is required.