QC Heart Beats Host Health Fair; Cholesterol, Diabetes Screenings Available

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

DAVENPORT, Iowa – April 8, 2014 – Cholesterol and diabetes screenings will be available Friday as a feature of the seventh annual QC Heart Beats Health Fair.

The health fair will be held at the Larson Center of Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.

Cholesterol and diabetes screenings will be available from 6-9 a.m. The cost is $40 for a lipid panel and glucose test for the detection of diabetes and cholesterol levels, including HDL, LDL and triglyceride.

For the most accurate results, do not eat 12 hours prior to blood test. No registration or appointment is necessary.

Also offered as part of the QC Heart Beats Health Fair are health risk assessments, body fat analysis and pulmonary screenings.

Dr. James Petre will be the guest speaker at noon.

For information on future screening dates, go to or the Genesis Health System page on Facebook.