Cholesterol Testing and Counseling

A fingerstick test is used to obtain results for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, and blood glucose. During each 25-minute appointment, a registered nurse will run the cholesterol test and will also check blood pressure and provide health education materials. The test itself takes about 5 minutes, and the RN will explain your results, assess risk for diabetes and heart attack, and provide follow-up recommendations. Health District residents who have never received a cholesterol test from us are eligible to receive their first test for free. Cost for all others is $15. Reduced fees are available depending on income for residents of northern Larimer County.

An 8-hour fast is recommended, and water and medications are permitted. Cholesterol testing is available 8:00-10:30am at the Health District, 120 Bristlecone Drive in north Fort Collins. Appointments are required, call 970-224-5209.

Start date 12/17/19
Web site http://www.healthdistrict.org/heart
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