Health Pavilion at GATS to feature more than a dozen free screenings

By Land Line staff | Friday, June 23, 2017

Despite what is going on with the current healthcare debate, staying healthy is always the way to go. The Landstar Fit for the Road Health and Wellness Pavilion at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 24-26 is a great place to start or maintain a healthy lifestyle.

This year, the health pavilion will offer a wide variety of free screenings, including:

  • Height, weight, BMI and blood pressure testing
  • Prostate exams 
  • Blood sugar testing 
  • Hemoglobin A1C testing
  • Lung volume testing 
  • Vascular/venal testing
  • Kidney function analysis 
  • Nutrition screening
  • Chiropractor (exams and minor adjustments) 
  • Diabetes education
  • Eye acuity and color blindness testing 
  • DOT physical exams for $59
  • Sleep apnea screening 
  • Pulse/ox screening

For the third year, Landstar has partnered up with DKMS for the Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive. DKMS is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and blood disorders.

The health pavilion will also feature a blood drive for the eighth year in partnership with Carter BloodCare. Carter BloodCare is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides life-saving transfusion resources to more than 200 medical facilities in over 50 counties throughout North, Central, and East Texas.

Mammograms will also be offered with Baylor Scott and White health systems. Financial assistance will be available for those without insurance. To make a reservation, call 214-820-3040.

For more information about GATS, visit TruckShow.com.

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