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LifeCenter™ to Hold Follow Your Heart Event

By Staff | Jan 31, 2012

MUNCY Susquehanna Health’s Heart and Vascular Institute’s Follow Your Heartevent will be held at the LifeCenter in the Lycoming Mall Thursday, February 9, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The event features free health screenings which include blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen level, breathing tests, EKG (appointment required), stroke screening (appointment required), total cholesterol and glucose, weight and BMI. In addition, attendees can have an AIC test performed (blood sugar level over three months) for $20 (appointment required).

Educational programs include Strength Training for Everyone, to be held at 2:30 p.m. where all participants will receive free resistance bands; CPR Anytime will be held at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and Walk Away the Pounds with Walk Fit (interactive demonstration class) will be held at 4:30 p.m. Registration is required for all educational programs.

Call 877 883-4791 to register for screenings and programs that require an appointment.

Informational displays will cover how to balance caloric intake with physical activity and nutritional needs, the benefits of strength training for heart health, diabetes prevention and awareness, high blood pressure, lung health and COPD, nutrition and heart health and smoking cessation. Additionally, visitors can learn about and sign up for the Spirit of Women Program and Susquehanna Health’s free walking club, Susquehanna Striders.

Rain date will be held February 16 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Attendees can enter to win one of two prizes, a $100 or $50 gift card to the winner’s choice of the Lycoming Mall, Giant Food Stores or Weis Markets.