The Dare to C.A.R.E. program screens for four common vascular diseases. The process includes a blood pressure check and a non-invasive ultrasound examination of the carotid arteries, abdominal aorta, and evaluation of the circulation in the lower extremities. The painless, non-invasive screening is completed in approximately 20 minutes.
Please note: The Dare to C.A.R.E. screenings offer preliminary findings only. The results are forwarded to the individual and the referring physician within approximately 7-10 business days. It is crucial that you follow up with your primary care physician to discuss your results and any further recommendations for care.
C.A.R.E. screening processes include:
- Carotid Artery Duplex
- Abdominal Aortic Ultrasound
- Renal Artery Ultrasound
- Extremity Artery Evaluation