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Grand Strand Regional Medical Center to Sponsor September Cholesterol Screenings

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August 23, 2010

As part of Grand Strand Regional Medical Center’s monthly screening program, the following cholesterol screenings have been scheduled for September: Finger-stick screenings are scheduled for: Wednesday, September 1, 10 am - noon at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Avenue North, Thursday, September 2, 8 – 9 am at the YMCA, 10 am – noon at the Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in the main lobby and Wednesday, September 8, 8 - 9 am at the YMCA.

The finger-stick screening measures total cholesterol and results are available in less than three minutes. There is a $7 fee for the total cholesterol screening and $20 for the lipid panel. Total cholesterol screenings for $7 and a lipid profile (HDL, LDL and triglycerides) for $20 are available at HealthFinders at Coastal Grand Mall, Monday - Saturday, September 8 – 30th, 10 am – 7 pm on a walk-in basis. A 12-hour fast is required for the lipid profile. For more information, call (843) 692-4444.

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