Chronic Disease

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Clinical Health Services offers blood sugar screening prior to 10:00 a.m. on a walk-in basis at the Rosenberg Annex Clinic. Clients should have nothing to eat or drink after midnight (except water).

*To learn more about diabetes, please visit: www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention

 

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Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Health Services offers blood pressure screening on a walk-in basis free of charge at the Rosenberg Annex Clinic during normal clinic hours.

 

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Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), principally heart disease and stroke, are among the nation's leading killers for both men and women and among all racial and ethnic groups.
  • More than 61 million Americans have some form of CVD, including high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure, and other conditions.
  • More than 2,600 Americans die each day of CVD. That is an average of 1 death every 33 seconds.
Individual level risk factors which put people at increased risk for cardiovascular diseases include:
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Blood Cholesterol
  • Tobacco Use
  • Physical Inactivity
  • Poor Nutrition
  • Overweight / obesity
  • Diabetes