Category
SeniorsĀ“ Health & Wellness
Location Custom
TMC Marshall Conference Center
5301 E. Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Start Date
04/15/2017
End Date
04/15/2017
Start Time
7:00 am
End Time
12:00 pm
Days of the Week
Saturday
Description

STROKE PREVENTION SATURDAY

APRIL 15, 2017 FROM 7AM-12PM (LAST INTAKE IS 11:30AM)

For best results, 8 hour fasting is recommended

Please allow 45 minutes for screening

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND REQUIRES NO REGISTRATION

FREE tests include: Height/weight/body mass; blood pressure/oxygen saturation; blood sugar/cholesterol; ECT; carotid artery ultrasound.

Consults available: physicians, diabetes educators, pharmacists

Woman or man, young or old...you may be at risk for a stroke.  You are invited to a FREE Stroke Prevention clinic.  You will learn more about stroke, your risk and how to control the risk factors.

Know the Signs of Stroke

You could be having a stroke if you experience:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body.
  • Sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

Stroke is the number 5 cause of death and the number 1 cause of long term disability

You are at a greater risk of having a stroke if you:

  • Are age 55 or older
  • Have had a stroke or TIA
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Have diabetes
  • Have heart and/or blood vessel disease
  • Have high cholesterol
  • Have a high red blood cell count
  • Have sickle cell disease

Maximum Attendees
Unlimited
Cost/Fee
Free
Contact Information
For questions call Senior Services
Contact Phone
324-1960