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Hy-Vee providing free screenings in November

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — In honor of National Diabetes Month, Hy-Vee will provide free Hemoglobin A1C screenings throughout its eight-state region during the month of November.

The free Hemoglobin A1C screenings will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis at the Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobiles in 160 Hy-Vee store parking lots. Hy-Vee registered dietitians will conduct a simple blood test, and review the results with individuals immediately following the test.

Hemoglobin A1C is a blood test that individuals living with diabetes use to manage their blood glucose levels, and provides information about an individual’s average levels of blood glucose over a two- to three-month period.

The following organizations helped make the screenings possible: Fat Rabbit, Glucerna, Cabot, Good Idea, Novo Nordisk, Quaker and Think.

 

To find local screening dates and locations, click here.

 

WHAT:                 A1C Screenings Tour at Hy-Vee

 

WHEN:                Nov. 1-30

8 a.m. – Noon and 3– 7 p.m.

Monday-Saturday at varying locations

 

WHERE:             Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobiles

(160+ Hy-Vee store parking lots)


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