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AAA Ultrasound Screening - Monday, November 23, 2015
 

Join us for a FREE AAA Ultrasound Screening
  • When: December 12, 2015, 8am-noon
  • Where: LSU Healthcare Network
    • 3700 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Advance registration and 8-hour fast required
    • Call 504-412-1LSU (1578) for an appointment


Eligibility = Once per 5 years for individuals over 60 who have at least 2 cardiovascular risk factors and men aged 55 and older with a family history of AAA and at least 1 additional cardiovascular risk factor.

Risk Factors Include:
  • Gender (males at highest risk)
  • History of smoking
  • High blood pressure/high cholesterol
  • Family history of AAA
  • Hardening of arteries

For more information visit www.AOutreach.org.


 

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