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Vascular Aware

Vascular Aware

Eight million Americans have Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). A common problem is that most people mistake symptoms of PAD for something else, and PAD often goes under-diagnosed by health care professionals. People with PAD are at higher risk for heart attacks and stroke, and left untreated can lead to gangrene and amputation.

Free Online Assessment

Our free Vascular Aware assessment takes approximately seven minutes to complete and includes questions that focus on the following risk factors:

  • Hypertension
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Family history
  • Obesity
  • Age/Gender
  • Medications
  • Cardiovascular conditions
  • Inactivity/Sedentary lifestyle
  • Leg pain
  • Vascular symptoms & TIA

Vascular Aware will provide you with a report of your risk factors and recommendations for improving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

After taking the Vascular Aware health assessment you may even qualify for a free follow-up consultation and free email newsletters with heart healthy lifestyle tips. All of your information is kept confidential. At the end of the assessment, if you are at risk, you will be contacted about a free follow-up screening and consultation session with a Rex clinician.

The screening consists of:

  • fasting blood cholesterol and glucose test
  • blood pressure check
  • height, weight, waist circumference and BMI (Body Mass Index)
  • consultation with a clinician

The follow-up screening is held at UNC REX Healthcare's Early Detection Center located throughout Wake County for your convenience. We offer locations at the REX Wellness Center of Cary, the REX Wellness Center of Garner, the REX Wellness Center of Knightdale, the REX Wellness Center of Wakefield, and at REX Hospital at 4420 Lake Boone Trail in Raleigh . After the screening, you will receive a confidential report.

Take the free Vascular Aware assessment now

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For more information about Cardiac Rehabilitation programs, call 919-784-3756 or contact your physician directly for a referral.

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