The RMH Heart Check program offers three additional tests besides the fasting lipid panel, blood sugar and cardiovascular risk assessment.
- hs-CRP – High Sensitivity Reactive Protein. This inflammatory marker is included in the the Heart Check blood work.
- Calcium Scoring CT scan of the Heart – $150.00, self pay for those who score “Intermediate Risk” on their cardiovascular risk assessment.
- Carotid Intima Media Thickening Ultrasound – $ 150.00, self pay for those at any risk level.
For a Heart Check appointment call 540-689-6000. For details about each test check out this website.http://www.everydayhealth.com/heart-health/heart-disease-tests-agatston.aspx?xid=nl_TheSouthBeachDietTMNewsletter_20100225
This past Saturday I enjoyed mingling with friends and getting to know folks at the RMH Wellness Center Fall Festival. The Heart Check table was a place of celebration as participants came by to report their progress with weight loss and fitness! Experiencing support thru RMH programs like the Heart Check program and the Wellness Center is a winning combination. Congratulations!
Practical Heart Check lifestyle tips along with the encouragement by the skilled wellness staff members promote personal success and prevention of disease. It means positive outcomes in a fun place. Thank you Wellness Center staff for the continued support and excellence you that provide our community.
And for those who are seeking supportive lifestyle measures to get well and stay well, check a new program, “Pro Ex”, an affordable 8 week progressive exercise program designed specifically for participants with a physician referral.
The price is just $60.00 for two 30-minute sessions with a fitness specialist, two times a week and more. What a deal!
How to get started? Contact the RMH Wellness Center Wellness Coordinator at 540-434-0470 and they will send you the referral form for your health care provider to fill out and sign. What a great way to gain healthy support and confidence!
RMH Fall Fitness Festival
RMH Wellness Center’s Fall Fitness Festival
September 18, 2010, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rain or Shine activities will proceed indoors
FREE event for the community!
Members and Non-Members are Welcome!
Live Music, Children’s Activities, Free Demos, Specialty Group Fitness Classes, Lectures, *Health Screenings, a mini farmers market, and much more!
Join September 18th between 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and receive 75% off the one-time enrollment fee, and get the rest of the month free. Also offering free upgrades for current members!
* Some registration required, contact Healthsource at 540.433.4580
East Coast Swing Basics.
September 8 – September 29. 7:35 – 8:35 p.m. No experience required. This beginner class provides students with the basic steps, scores, turns, dips, and fun positions to keep both you and your partner happy on the dance floor. East Coast Swing is one of the easiest swing dances to learn and is a great launching pad to other swing dances. Come learn some East Coast Swing and get those feet moving! Ages 16 and older welcome. No partner necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. $55 members and Senior Advantage Members; $70 Non-members
To register for these classes, call RMH Healthsource at 800.433.4580.