Health Screenings

We perform health screenings at all our Ohio pharmacies, including Coldwater, Minster, New Bremen, St. Marys, Wapakoneta. These include cholesterol screening, blood pressure checks and more.

Cholesterol Screening

High cholesterol is something many of us worry about. It can sneak up on you - many people think they are healthy but in reality are at risk of a heart attack, stroke or other heart disease. There are many contributing factors to high cholesterol, such as a high fat or high cholesterol diet, lack of physical activity, smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure or family history/genes. So stop by any location for a cholesterol screening!

Health Screening Times are every Wednesday from 9:00 am untill 12:00 pm.

Call your local Schwieterman Pharmacy for an appointment. 

A 12 Hour Fasting Period Is Required

High Blood Pressure

Everyday, all day, we offer high blood pressure screenings at our stores using our very accurate monitors. Much like high cholesterol, high blood pressure can be a sneaky illness - it's often not felt but if not treated can lead to heart issues or strokes. Similar factors can contribute to high blood pressure, like smoking, being overweight, physical inactivity, age and family history/genes.


 
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Basic Metabolic Panel
provides information about the current status of kidneys, blood sugar, and electrolytes. The panel includes glucose, bun, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, and calcium.
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Blood Type (ABO/Rh)
determines ABO blood type and Rh status (+ or - for the presence of the Rh factor).
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Calcium
blood testing screens for, diagnoses, and monitors conditions of the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth.
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Basic Metabolic Panel
provides information about the current status of kidneys, blood sugar, and electrolytes. The panel includes glucose, bun, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, and calcium.
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CBC (Complete Blood Count)
is a broad screening test to check for anemia, infection, and many other diseases. The test includes white and red blood cell counts, hemoglobin, hematocrit, platelets, and white blood cell differential.
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Cholesterol
measures cholesterol in the blood and is useful in estimating a person’s risk of developing heart disease.
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Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
provides information about the current status of kidneys, liver, electrolytes, blood sugar and certain blood proteins and enzymes. The panel includes glucose, bun, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, calcium, total bilirubin, total protein, albumin, alkaline phosphatase, SGOT/AST, and SGPT/ALT.
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DHEA-Sulfate Estradiol
measurement checks how well your ovaries, placenta, or adrenal glands work. It also monitor's how hormone therapy is working for women in menopause, or how a woman is responding to fertility treatment.
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Ferritin
is a blood cell protein that contains iron. A ferritin test helps indicate how much iron your body is storing.
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Glucose
determines the amount of glucose (or sugar) in the blood. The amount of glucose in the blood will vary throughout the day based on when and what you eat and physical activity. A four hour fast is recommended.
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Hemoglobin A1C
reflects the average blood glucose level in the blood over 6-8 weeks prior to testing. It is not dependent on a fasting state. It is used to help monitor individuals with diabetes to determine long-term control.
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Hepatitis C AB
is a blood test that looks for the genetic material (RNA) of the virus that causes hepatitis or for the proteins (antibodies) the body makes against HCV. These proteins will be present in your blood if you have hepatitis C infection now or have had one in the past.
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Kidney Panel
includes a number of blood tests that are specific to illnesses or diseases affecting the kidneys. The panel includes glucose, bun, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, calcium, albumin, inorganic phosphorus, anion gap, GFR estimate.
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Lipid Panel
determines total cholesterol, the amount of”high density lipoprotein” (good cholesterol),"low density lipoprotein”(bad cholesterol), and triglyceride level. A 12-14 hour fast is recommended.
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Liver Panel
measures enzymes, proteins, and substances that are produced or excreted by the liver and are affected by liver injury. Some are released by damaged liver cells and some reflect a decrease in the livers ability to perform one or more of its functions. The panel includes total bilirubin, direct and indirect bilirubin, total protein, albumin, alkaline phosphatase, SGOT/AST, and SGPT/ALT.
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Magnesium
is an important electrolyte needed for proper muscle, nerve, and enzyme function.
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Progesterone
measurement may help find the cause of infertility, monitor the success of progesterone treatment, indicate whether ovulation is occurring, assess miscarriage risk, monitor the function of the ovaries and placenta during pregnancy, and help diagnose adrenal gland problems.
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PSA
is a test used to help screen for prostate cancer. Note: Up to 25% of prostate cancers will be missed if this blood test is done alone.
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Testosterone
is present in the blood of males and females. Testosterone testing helps evaluate: delayed or precocious (early) puberty in boys, decreased sex drive or infertility in men and women, erectile dysfunction in men, hypothalamus or pituitary disorders, hirsutism in girls and women.
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Thyroid Profile
is used to evaluate thyroid gland function and thyroid disorders. The panel includes TSH and free T4.
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Vitamin B12/Folate
are separate tests often used in conjunction to detect deficiencies and to help diagnose the cause of certain anemias, such as pernicious anemia, an autoimmune disease that affects the absorption of B12.
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Vitamin D (25-hydroxy test)
is the most accurate way to measure the amount of Vitamin D in the body. Vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of some cancers, immune system disorders and cardiovascular disease.
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Other Tests
may be available. Call to ask about other specific lab tests you need.
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Blood Type (ABO/Rh)
determines ABO blood type and Rh status (+ or - for the presence of the Rh factor).
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Calcium
blood testing screens for, diagnoses, and monitors conditions of the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth.
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CBC (Complete Blood Count)
is a broad screening test to check for anemia, infection, and many other diseases. The test includes white and red blood cell counts, hemoglobin, hematocrit, platelets, and white blood cell differential.
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Cholesterol
measures cholesterol in the blood and is useful in estimating a person’s risk of developing heart disease.
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Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
provides information about the current status of kidneys, liver, electrolytes, blood sugar and certain blood proteins and enzymes. The panel includes glucose, bun, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, calcium, total bilirubin, total protein, albumin, alkaline phosphatase, SGOT/AST, and SGPT/ALT.
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DHEA-Sulfate Estradiol
measurement checks how well your ovaries, placenta, or adrenal glands work. It also monitor's how hormone therapy is working for women in menopause, or how a woman is responding to fertility treatment.
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Ferritin
is a blood cell protein that contains iron. A ferritin test helps indicate how much iron your body is storing.
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Glucose
determines the amount of glucose (or sugar) in the blood. The amount of glucose in the blood will vary throughout the day based on when and what you eat and physical activity. A four hour fast is recommended.
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Hemoglobin A1C
reflects the average blood glucose level in the blood over 6-8 weeks prior to testing. It is not dependent on a fasting state. It is used to help monitor individuals with diabetes to determine long-term control.
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Hepatitis C AB
is a blood test that looks for the genetic material (RNA) of the virus that causes hepatitis or for the proteins (antibodies) the body makes against HCV. These proteins will be present in your blood if you have hepatitis C infection now or have had one in the past.
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Kidney Panel
includes a number of blood tests that are specific to illnesses or diseases affecting the kidneys. The panel includes glucose, bun, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, calcium, albumin, inorganic phosphorus, anion gap, GFR estimate.
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Lipid Panel
determines total cholesterol, the amount of”high density lipoprotein” (good cholesterol),"low density lipoprotein”(bad cholesterol), and triglyceride level. A 12-14 hour fast is recommended.
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Liver Panel
measures enzymes, proteins, and substances that are produced or excreted by the liver and are affected by liver injury. Some are released by damaged liver cells and some reflect a decrease in the livers ability to perform one or more of its functions. The panel includes total bilirubin, direct and indirect bilirubin, total protein, albumin, alkaline phosphatase, SGOT/AST, and SGPT/ALT.
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Magnesium
is an important electrolyte needed for proper muscle, nerve, and enzyme function.
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Progesterone
measurement may help find the cause of infertility, monitor the success of progesterone treatment, indicate whether ovulation is occurring, assess miscarriage risk, monitor the function of the ovaries and placenta during pregnancy, and help diagnose adrenal gland problems.
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PSA
is a test used to help screen for prostate cancer. Note: Up to 25% of prostate cancers will be missed if this blood test is done alone.
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Testosterone
is present in the blood of males and females. Testosterone testing helps evaluate: delayed or precocious (early) puberty in boys, decreased sex drive or infertility in men and women, erectile dysfunction in men, hypothalamus or pituitary disorders, hirsutism in girls and women.
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Thyroid Profile
is used to evaluate thyroid gland function and thyroid disorders. The panel includes TSH and free T4.
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Vitamin B12/Folate
are separate tests often used in conjunction to detect deficiencies and to help diagnose the cause of certain anemias, such as pernicious anemia, an autoimmune disease that affects the absorption of B12.
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Vitamin D (25-hydroxy test)
is the most accurate way to measure the amount of Vitamin D in the body. Vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of some cancers, immune system disorders and cardiovascular disease.
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Other Tests
may be available. Call to ask about other specific lab tests you need.