Are you looking for ways to improve your overall health and reduce your risk of disease? AHF free presentations are approximately 30 minutes, with 15 minutes for discussion and questions. The trainings are conducted over a phone. You will receive a phone number and access code to join the session once you RSVP.
- February 23, Thursday, noon to 12:45pm – You & Your Health: Screening Tests To Reduce Your Risk of Disease
Research shows that your health depends more on your lifestyle choices than your genes. Learn to identify risk factors that you can control and risk factors you can’t control; learn about the important tests to lower your risk of chronic disease and identify healthy lifestyle choices to increase your chances of good health.
- March 23, noon to 12:45pm – Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Kidney disease is one of the top ten causes of death in Alaska and it is usually preventable. Learn about the two major causes of kidney disease, the tests to screen for kidney disease and how to protect your kidneys so they last a lifetime.
- April 13, noon to 12:45pm – All About Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke. One in three people have high blood pressure and 30% are unaware they have it. Learn about high blood pressure, what the numbers mean, the risk factors for high blood pressure, symptoms, dangers of uncontrolled high blood pressure and strategies to prevent or lower high blood pressure.
To RSVP, please email Linda Vlastuin, AHFhealthEd@gmail.com. You will receive teleconference number and a code to join. No computer needed – just a regular phone will do. With questions, please call Linda at 1-833-800-1292 (toll-free statewide).
Stay tuned, more exciting educational opportunities are on the way!
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Get Affordable, Comprehensive Blood Tests at AHF Health Fairs
View event schedule and set appointment online here. Walk-ins are welcome!
Thousands of Alaskans take advantage of AHF‘s affordable blood tests each year. We offer this service in partnership with a top–rankingclinical laboratory used by local providers, and offered through AHF at nonprofit pricing.
- 27 panels – Comprehensive Blood Chemistry Screen – covers infection, anemia, liver disease, clotting ability, kidney and adrenal function, liver function, bone disease, tissue disease or damage, heart function, liver function, muscle function, coronary heart disease, & more – $45
- Thyroid Screen – $35
- Prostate Disease Screen – $25
- Vitamin D Screen – $50
- A1C diabetes – $25
- Blood Typing – $20
- More tests and details on our website, www.alaskahealthfair.org.
People with diabetes should not fast. Check with your medical provider for specific recommendations. You are encouraged todrinkplenty ofwater and continue to take prescription medications. Credit cards, cash, and checks are accepted, and results aremaileddirectly to you within3 weeks. View detailed test descriptions.
About Alaska Health Fair, Inc.
Alaska Health Fair has been a trusted resource for the Alaska community since 1980. Our unique event model allows attendees to access free health education, free health screenings, and private, comprehensive, affordable blood tests. Every year, thousands of Alaskans attend our events in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and many other communities throughout the state. Come and join us to learn about the health and wellness resources available in your community; make attending Alaska Health Fair a family tradition!