CT coronary calcium scoring checks for calcified plaque that can build up in the coronary arteries and cause a heart attack. Coronary calcium scoring is a low-dose CT scan that provides non-invasive screening of the coronary arteries for calcium deposits. Patients who should consider the test include those with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, high levels of stress or a strong family history of heart disease.
For more information, call 304.526.8339.
The Joslin Diabetes Center education affiliate at St. Mary’s is a partner of the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, an international leader in diabetes treatment, research and education. The certified diabetes educators at St. Mary's partner with patients and physicians to provide diabetes education and support. The goal is learning to self-manage diabetes, keeping it under control and reducing risk of long-term complications. St. Mary’s also offers a diabetes management program for employees with incentives to participate in the Joslin Diabetes Center’s education program.
Cost: Most insurance companies provide coverage for diabetes education and St. Mary’s offers a financial assistance program.
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St. Mary’s provides a variety of health screenings and health education services designed to promote awareness.
Various health screenings and educational classes, such as cervical and prostate cancer screenings, childbirth classes and cancer workshops, are offered throughout the year.
A CT scan that uses low-dose X-ray technology taken from different angles to look at the lungs and detect lung nodules or cancers.
For more information, call 304.399.7457
Swedish, deep tissue/sports/myofascial, medical and hot stone forms of massage therapy are available in 30- and 60-minute increments.
To schedule an appointment, call St. Mary’s Rehabilitation Services at 304.526.1333.
A four week support class to help people learn to overcome grief. Sessions focus on the definition of grief, stages and expressions of grief, learning to deal with grief and practical ways of responding positively to grief on a daily basis. The group meets four times a year. For more information, contact the Department of Spiritual Care and Mission at 304.526.1188.
A program provided by St. Mary’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation to help you quit smoking. The program costs $25 and includes a workbook from the Mayo Clinic and three half-hour, confidential counseling sessions provided by a certified tobacco treatment specialist. Additional sessions are available upon request. The course focuses on understanding individualized smoking habits, developing and increasing personal motivation to quit, developing an individual treatment plan and learning maintenance skills to help you remain smoke free. For more information or to register, call St. Mary’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation at 304.399.7402.
Support groups are available for better breathers club, cancer, surgical weight loss, etc.
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Screenings for peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Cost: $45 for each test or $99 for three tests combined
To schedule a screening, call 304.526.1492.
Complete blood count, blood chemistry panel and lipid profile lab tests offered at announced times during the year. Hemoglobin A1C and TSH available for an additional $5 each. And Vitamin D for an additional $15.
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