McLeod Loris Seacoast Hosts Health Fair & Blood Panel Saturday at NMB Aquatic & Fitness Center


 (10/28/2013)  McLeod Loris Seacoast Health & Fitness will host the annual Health & Fitness Fair this Saturday, November 2, at North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. The event will be held from 8:00 –  11:00 a.m. in conjunction with an Open House of the Aquatic & Fitness Center for the community.

While there will be a wide variety of free health screenings and medical information available, the highlight of the event will be the Panel 30 and Thyroid Blood Test.  For only $35, the blood test will include:

·         Total cholesterol, HDL and LDL

·         Creatinine & BUN/Creatinine Ratio

·         Phosphorus

·         Albumin/Globulin Ratio

·         AST (SGOT)

·         Alkaline Phos.

·         Uric Acid

·         Potassium

·         Glucose

·         LDH & GGT

·         Thyroid (TH4)

·         Protein, Total

·         Bilirubin, Total

·         Triglycerides

·         Sodium

·         Calcium

·         Globulin

·         ALT (SGPT)

·         Urea Nitrogen

·         Iron/IBC

·         Chloride

·         Magnesium

·         Albumin

The Panel 30 Blood Test can be used to screen for a wide variety of disorders. Participants will receive their blood test results in the mail to share with their primary care physician.

"This test is often performed as part of a routine medical checkup or at the request of a physician seeking specific information," according to Dr. David Johnson, of McLeod Internal Medicine Seacoast. "It is a commonly performed test because it provides a picture of overall health and can be used to diagnose or detect conditions that may require further treatment."

In addition to the Panel 30 Thyroid & Blood Test, flu vaccinations will also be available for only $25.

North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center is located at 1100 2nd Avenue S. in North Myrtle Beach. For more information about this event, please contact Outreach Services at McLeod Loris Seacoast by calling (843)390-8326.