Heart Attack and Stroke Screening

Friday, July 25

Register for a heart attack and stroke screening with the CardioHealth ultrasound to learn your risk of developing heart disease.

When
Date:
Friday, July 25
Time:
8:30 am to 1 pm
Where
Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion
Concierge Desk
3075 Health Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92123
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Presented by Sharp Memorial Hospital

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Register for a CardioHealth ultrasound and learn your risk of developing heart disease.

The CardioHealth ultrasound allows doctors to better assess risk and helps you take steps to prevent heart attack and stroke. With the pass of a wand, doctors can scan patients for hidden plaque build-up and increased thickness in the artery wall, both common signs of cardiovascular disease.

The heart attack and stroke screening includes:

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Lipid cholesterol panel
  • 10-year-heart attack risk
  • Blood glucose test
  • Cardiac c-reactive blood test
  • CardioHealth carotid ultrasound
  • Review of family history
  • Body fat measurement
  • Body mass index (BMI) and hip to waist ratio
  • Homocysteine blood test
  • Metabolic syndrome screening
  • Heart-health consultation
  • Ankle-brachial index ultrasound to detect peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

Following your screening, you will receive a personal consultation to discuss your findings and answer any questions you might have. If needed, we will design a follow up treatment plan involving your primary care physician.

The CardioHealth ultrasound is offered as part of the vascular screenings and executive health assessments available at the Cushman Wellness Center at the Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion.

Special Instructions

Please do not eat or drink anything (except water and medications) 12 hours prior to the screening.  Also please wear comfortable clothing that will allow access to your neck, arms and lower extremitites, including your ankles.

Upon registration, please remember to provide your legal name, mailing address and date of birth.

Arrival

Please arrive for your appointment 15 to 20 minutes early to allow for parking and registration procedures. Upon arrival, please check in at the Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion concierge desk.

What to Bring

Feel free to bring water and a snack to eat after the screening.

Parking Information

Patients and visitors may park in the parking structure on Health Center Drive. Parking fees may apply.