Free* cholesterol testing Sept. 16 at our church hall

Tuesday, September 16 , 8:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. , Meredith Hall, Saint Joseph Catholic Church. This service is provided by the Health District of Northern Larimer County. Appointments are strongly recommended. Call the Health District at (970) 224-5209 to register.
Walk-ins only accepted if space allows. Note: testing may finish early if last scheduled appointment is completed before 10:30 a.m.
Results for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and blood glucose are obtained by a fingerstick test. A registered nurse will check blood pressure, assess risk for diabetes and heart attack, explain the test results, provide a follow-up recommendation and health education materials within 20 minutes. An eight-hour fast is necessary for best results. Medications are permitted if they may be taken without food. Please drink at least 8 -16 ounces of water prior to the test. If you have diabetes, please check with your doctor regarding whether or not you should take your medicine or fast for this test.
*The cholesterol test is free for Health District residents, for all others, tests are $15. Health District boundaries include Fort Collins, Laporte, Red Feather Lakes, Livermore, Bellvue, Wellington, and Timnath.

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About Karin Livingston

Mrs. Livingston taught at Saint Joseph Catholic School with a State of Colorado teaching license for 15 years before moving into the parish-school technology coordinator position in 2006. Mrs. Livingston was instrumental in piloting the technology aspects of the school literacy program, including introduction of the Accelerated Reader reading practice program, and the Student Teacher Assessment of Reading (STAR) program. Mrs. Livingston has been a parishioner at Saint Joseph Catholic Church since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Science from the University of California at Davis. Mrs. Livingston blogs and is the author of the young-adult equestrian novel, Winning Bet.
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