What screenings are available at the 9 Health Fair?
In addition to the low cost blood screenings listed below there will be over 20 free medical screenings available for you and your family – including screenings for children. Go to 9HealthFair.org and search for the Leadville fair to learn more and register online. The Lake County Fair is on Saturday, 4/22 from 7am-Noon at the intermediate school.
The screening results include:
BLOOD CHEMISTRY | $35 |Provides baseline information on blood glucose, cholesterol, liver, kidneys, thyroid, and more.
PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA) | $30 | Measures a protein produced by the prostate gland and is recommended if you have a family history of prostate cancer or are monitoring your PSA.
VITAMIN D | $45 | Provides baseline Vitamin D levels, which helps you maintain proper bone health and understand your risk for immune diseases, heart disease, and certain types of cancer.
TESTOSTERONE | $35 (MEN) / $45 (WOMEN) | Provides baseline testosterone levels, which can affect the brain, bone & muscle mass, fat distribution, the vascular system, energy levels, genital tissues, and sexual functioning.
VITAMIN B12 | FREE (WITH PURCHASE IN 2017) Provides baseline Vitamin B12 levels, which play a key role in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system, and the formation of red blood cells. ($20 value)
BLOOD CELL COUNT | $20 |Your body’s ability to fight infection, anemia, liver disease and certain cancers can be discovered with this screening.
HEMOGLOBIN A1C | $30 |Measures your average blood sugar control for the past 2 to 3 months. Screens for diabetes/pre-diabetes.
COLON CANCER SCREENING KIT | $25 |This take-home/mail-in kit checks for human blood in the stool, which may indicate colorectal conditions such as polyps, hemorrhoids, or cancer.