February 10, 2011
Free early detection screening offered for any person with COPD/Asthma and other
breathing difficulties at
Parrish Health & Fitness Center.
Rehabilitation service at Parrish Health & Fitness Center, in collaboration
with Accredo, a Medco company, is offering a free Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT)
deficiency screening, March 15, 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Space is limited.
Reservation is required. Call 321-268-6726 to RSVP.
Individuals with family history of chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or
any form of lung disease will benefit from this screening. The screening
consists of a simple finger-stick (fasting is not necessary) and
completion of a short questionnaire.
Health & Fitness Center is located at 2210 Cheney Highway (Hwy. 50), Titusville,
FL 32780. PMC’s Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation is located within
the fitness center and is a medically supervised program that helps
improve the health and well-being of people who have heart and/or lung problems.
The program uses the expertise of medical professionals associated with Parrish
Medical Center in the fields of cardiac and pulmonary medicine, nutrition,
nursing, respiratory therapy, pharmacology and exercise physiology. Benefits of
pulmonary rehabilitation include: exercise programs tailored to your needs;
better breathing and overall health; and monthly educational self-management
For more information call 321-268-6726.