Free carotid artery screening Oct. 30Learn about the most common cause of stroke
Rockport — All are invited to attend a free ultrasound screening for Carotid Artery Disease Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. administered by the Pen Bay Vascular Lab under the direction of Dr. Julie White.
Carotid artery disease is the most common cause of stroke. When this disease is detected early, stroke can be prevented. See your doctor. Discuss lifestyle changes. Consider getting an ultrasound exam. A few small steps may save your life.
The screening will be at Picker Family Resource Center located on the campus of Pen Bay Medical Center. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call to schedule your pain-free screening at 593-5737.
For more information about awareness and the prevention of strokes, visit Pen Bay’s Primary Stroke Center website at pbmc.org/stroke or pbmc.org/carotid.