Are You At Risk for Heart Disease?
• A Complete Medical and Family History
• Physical Exam
• Blood Pressure Testing
• Cholesterol Testing and Blood Sugar
• Waist/Hip/Neck Measurement, Waist to Hip Ratio, Body Mass Index and Body Fat Analysis
• Ankle Brachial Index
After the examination an advanced practice nurse will present you with your results and specific recommendations to reduce your risk of heart disease. These services are available at either St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson or St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital in Wayne. To schedule and appointment, please email Gail Thompson at
The advanced practice nurses, Margaret Latrella, MSN, RN, APRN and Carolyn Strimike, MSN, RN, APRN that run the center are also available for speaking engagements. The "Healthy Heart Strategies for Women" presentation addresses each risk factor in detail. A second presentation addresses heart disease across the life span of women. Margie and Carolyn, who are both dynamic speakers, present for approximately one hour at no charge. They would be a wonderful and education addition at your next organization or company's event.
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