ETMG helps combat vascular disease, stroke

On Thursday, Dec. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., East Tennessee Medical Group, in conjunction with Life Line Screening, will provide free screening programs for local residents at risk for vascular disease and stroke.

The screening will be held at ETMG’s offices at 266 Joule St., Alcoa. Screening will be by appointment only.

Appointments may be made for people 60 years of age or older who have at least one of the following risk factors for vascular disease: smoking, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, or family history of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). To determine your eligibility for the Dec. 7 screening, call toll free 1-866-220-7283. An expert can
help confirm positive risk factors and set up your appointment for the screening exam.

Millions of men and women are at risk for vascular disease and stroke. Vascular disease encompasses serious conditions including: peripheral artery disease (PAD), carotid artery disease and AAA.

East Tennessee Medical Group is Blount County’s most comprehensive physicians’ organization, with more than 45 physicians and allied health professionals, supported by state of the art technology and staff, dedicated to your family’s health.

For more information, call 984-ETMG or visit our website at

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