Free health screening to detect AAA
POSTED: Monday, October 1, 2012 - 3:37pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 1, 2012 - 3:56pm
Tyler TX — A free health screening to detect a deadly vascular condition - called abdominal aortic aneurysm will be offered in Tyler on Sat., Oct. 6th.
Early registration is required by calling 866-371-3592.
AAA is a silent killer because there are typically no symptoms - there are more than 1 million people living with AAA and don't know it.
It's the 3rd leading cause of sudden death in men over 60 (it's 3Xs more deadly in women), but a simple ultrasound screening can detect it before it's too late.
For more information about AAA -- click here.
WHERE: Holiday Retirement at Rosewood Estates, 506 Rice Road, Tyler, TX 75703
WHEN: Saturday, October 6th
TIME: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (screenings take 10 min!)
Advance registration is required by calling (866) 371-3592
WHY: When detected early, 95 percent of AAAs can be managed and successfully treated. Screening for AAA can help save lives - local residents who may be at risk for AAA should take advantage of this free screening opportunity.