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Know Your Numbers appointments available

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 11:53 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 11:53 a.m. CDT

DeKALB – Kishwaukee Community Hospital has enhanced the format of Know Your Numbers to be more focused on patients through individual appointments.

Knowing and understanding your numbers is a component vital to good health. Heart disease and other health issues can be predicted using this information. As a service to the community, Kish Hospital offers the following screenings and education free of charge in the convenience of one appointment: blood test for cholesterol and blood sugar levels, blood pressure, waist measurement, body mass index (BMI), and education.

Appointments are available the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Registration and 12-hour fast are required. Patients must be 20 years or older. For more information and to make an appointment, call 815-748-8962.

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