Feb. 4, 2013
-- The Center for Pharmacy Services of Duquesne University will present a discussion titled “Take Control of Your Health - Know Your Numbers”
at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13
in Hilltop Hall at The Village at St. Barnabas, 5850 Meridian Road, Gibsonia. Representatives will discuss the importance of knowing your personal health numbers of total cholesterol, triglycerides, body mass index, good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, and blood sugar. Following the presentation, free health screenings will be offered to check cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure levels.
Duquesne University Center for Pharmacy Services’ presentation is part of St. Barnabas Medical Center’s monthly Doc’s Talk series, in which health care representatives share information with St. Barnabas residents and the public. Reservations are not necessary. For more information, call (724) 443-7231. St. Barnabas Medical Center is open to the public and provides outpatient medical care in a number of specialties through its nearly two dozen practitioners.
St. Barnabas Health System is the largest health care concern of its kind in Pennsylvania and offers service apart from the ordinary in a faith-based, non-denominational setting. Tracing its heritage back to 1900, the system serves approximately 900 inpatients and residents, plus 35,000 outpatients and home care clients. The health system is composed of the St. Barnabas Communities, including The Village at St. Barnabas, The Washington Place at St. Barnabas, The Woodlands at St. Barnabas and White Tail Ridge; St. Barnabas Clinical Services, including St. Barnabas Nursing Home, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas; and St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm, which includes the Kean Theatre and Rudolph Auto Repair.