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Cholesterol screening offered in Crystal Lake

Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Department of Health will offer a cholesterol screening from 8 to 11 a.m. April 27 at its Crystal Lake office, 100 N Virginia St.

The screening requires a 12-hour fast and includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, fasting blood glucose, triglycerides, blood pressure and cardiovascular education. 

The cost is $35.

High cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes are major risk factors for heart disease.

Appointments are required at 815-334-4536. 

– Northwest Herald

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