King’s Daughters is offering a free healthy heart and EKG
screening on the KDMC Mobile Health Unit beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, June 25 at Bailey’s Carpet, 158 Gardner
Trail, Salyersville, Ky.Kentucky Heart Institute cardiologist Richard Ansinelli,
M.D., will review screening results.
The screening, which includes an EKG, total cholesterol,
blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels, is sponsored by King’s
Daughters in cooperation with the Kentucky Heart Foundation. Appointments are
required and may be made by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Fasting is not
An EKG is a test that checks for problems with the
electrical activity of your heart. It also is used to check the health of the
heart, especially when conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol
and diabetes are present.
To be eligible, participants must be at least 50 years of
age and not have participated in a KDMC heart/vascular screening in the past 12
months. Additional screening criteria may apply, which allow us to see those at
greatest risk for heart disease.
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