WHAT: Free Community Health Screening
WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 8:00am-1:30am (appointments highly encouraged)
WHERE: Indo American Cultural Center | 2804 W. Maryland Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85017
WHO: Participants must be 18 years of age or older AND
a) have a family member (father, mother, brother, sister) with diabetes, heart disease or kidney disease
OR b) participant must have a personal history of diabetes or high blood pressure.
TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: Please call (602) 840-1644 English / (602) 845-7905 Spanish
Path to Wellness is a free community health screening program provided by the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona in collaboration with the Cardio Renal Society of America and other local health organizations. Screenings are held throughout the state of Arizona on a sponsored basis, and are open to the public.
Path to Wellness screenings provide free blood and urine testing, which is evaluated onsite is using point-of-care testing devices to assess for the risk of diabetes, heart and kidney diseases. Those screened are also presented with chronic disease management education, an overall health assessment (weight, blood pressure, etc.) and a one-on-one consultation with a physician. Enrollment opportunities are offered for a follow-up 6-week series of Healthy Living workshops that teach chronic disease self-management skills.