Strokefest

More than 600 participants came out for the UTHealth Stomp Out Stroke Festival May 3 at Discovery Green. More than 220 carotid ultrasounds were done, 97 EKGs, 156 blood pressure checks, 147 bone density screenings, 70 cholesterol checks, 50 glucose screenings, and 150 BMI/ body fat percentage screenings. More than 100 stroke risk scorecards were assessed, as were 40 fall risks, 40 memory impairments, 130 obstructive sleep apnea screenings, 120 fitness readiness, and 120 stress inventory assessments.