Free Carotid Artery Screening:
Learn About the Most Common Cause of Stroke
Learn about symptoms, treatment options and what you can do to prevent the most common cause of stroke. Attend a free ultrasound screening for Carotid Artery Disease on Tuesday, August 21 from 1-4 pm administered by Dr. Julie White, vascular and general surgeon at Pen Bay Healthcare.
Carotid Artery disease is the most common cause of stroke. When this disease is detected early, stroke can be prevented. See your doctor. Discuss lifestyle changes. Consider getting an ultrasound exam. A few small steps may save your life.
The screening will be at the Picker Family Resource Center, located on the Pen Bay campus. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call us today to schedule your pain-free screening at 593-5744.
For more information about awareness and the prevention of strokes, visit Pen Bay’s Primary Stroke Center website at: pbmc.org/stroke or pbmc.org/carotid.
Julie White, MD, is a board certified vascular and general surgeon at Pen Bay Surgery. She is also the director of the Wound Healing Center and the Vascular Services Lab at Pen Bay. Online: pbmc.org/vascular.
The Picker Family Resource Center is located between the Women's Health Center and Urology Building on the Pen Bay Medical Center campus, 3 Glen Cove Drive, off Route 1 in Rockport. Use the parking lot and door nearest the Urology side of the building. Call 596-8950 for directions if needed.
The Picker Center promotes building community by providing health resources and support that serve the needs of women and their families throughout their lives. The center’s hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Online at www.penbayhealthcare.org/pickercenter.