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Advocate Condell to Offer Free Blood Glucose Screenings

The events will be held in Libertyville and Round Lake Beach.

is offering free health screenings at local events in the coming weeks.

Condell will offer a finger-stick test to measure blood glucose. High blood glucose levels are most commonly linked to pre-diabetes or diabetes. Results will be available immediately.

Participants must fast for at least 8 hours prior to screening. Screenings will be done on a first-come, first-served basis.

Screenings are being offered at the following health fairs:

  • State Rep. Sandy Cole’s Women & Senior Health & Wellness Fair. 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Round Lake Beach Civic Center, 2006 N. Civic Center Way.
  • State Sen. Dan Duffy and State Rep. Ed Sullivan’s Senior Health Fair. 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 6, at the , Peterson Road and Route 45 in Libertyville.

About Advocate Condell Medical Center

Advocate Condell Medical Center is the leading provider of comprehensive medical and surgical services in Lake County, with state-of-the-art heart, neurosurgical, maternity and emergency services. Condell's emergency department is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Lake County, Illinois. It also features the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in the county. Condell holds accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers for cardiac patients, and is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Advocate Condell is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the Chicago metro area for superior results in patient safety and health outcomes.

- Advocate Condell Medical Center provided this information.

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