Get screened, talk to a health coach, set goals and get your heart health plan in action! The St. Luke's Community Heart Health Screening offers you the opportunity to learn about your risk for cardiovascular disease, to connect to resources, and to create a plan to keep your heart healthy.
Screenings are FREE, in-person, require a finger stick and take 15 minutes. Results are immediate and include total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol (good), blood glucose, blood pressure and waist circumference. Appointments are required.
Studies have shown the risk of coronary heart disease increases with higher calcium scores. Fee: $125. Physician referral not required. To schedule an appointment, call 314-205-6565.
For more information: (314) 205-6565
Heart Screening for Athletes and Active Individuals
If you are an athlete or are active, you may have heard of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), a very common condition that is the leading cause of heart related sudden death in people under the age of 35. Our HCM screening can determine your risk for sudden death and includes a focused history, physical examination and diagnostic testing. Fee: $175. To make an appointment or for more information, call 314-43-HEART
History Time - Why is your Health History so important?
It is Heart Awareness Month, a time for ALL people to focus on their cardiovascular health. St. Luke?s Heart Health specialists will share their knowledge, provide clinical insights on the best ways to take care of your heart, and answer your questions. Available in-person at St. Luke's Hospital Institute for Health Education and online.
February 16, 2023
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The Heart of it All: Keeping Yourself and Your Loved Ones Heart Healthy
In this video, Joseph A. Craft III, MD, a cardiologist from St. Luke's Heart & Vascular Institute, shares his expertise and clinical insights on the best ways to protect your heart and those of your loved ones.
Learn more about:
-Steps to reduce your risk of developing heart issues
-When to see a heart physician
-Pandemic habits that may have a negative effect on heart health
-What to do if your family has a history of heart disease
-How to recognize heart attack signs and symptoms
Early detection and management of cardiovascular disease is a key part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Vascular screenings include: Carotid Artery Disease Screening, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) Screening. Fee: $40 per screening
These screenings take about 30 minutes and are painless procedures that use ultrasound technology. All exams are performed by a registered vascular technologist and reviewed by a board-certified vascular surgeon. A preliminary report will be provided the day of your screening. Physician referral not required. To schedule an appointment call 314-205-6074.