Did you know 1 in 4 Americans is at risk for he David Alvey, Mayor and CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, encourages all residents to be proactive with their health, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why he had a Coronary Calcium Scan at Providence Medical Imaging Center.
The Calcium score can allow for early detection of coronary artery disease and can help you make lifestyle changes needed for a long healthy life with the support of your physician.
It is a good idea to get this test if you are over 40 and have risk factors such as heart disease in your family; you smoke; you are overweight and/or have a sedentary lifestyle; have a high LDL Cholesterol or low HDL Cholesterol; have high blood pressure or diabetes.
Individuals who would like more information about this scan may call 913-667-5600.