Blood Pressure/Blood Glucose Checks

Arvada Fire is offering free blood pressure and blood sugar checks on the first Wednesday of the month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the:

Apex Senior Recreation Center
6842 Wadsworth Boulevard
Arvada, CO 80003

View Google Maps directions to the Apex Senior Recreation Center.

High Blood Pressure Facts

Having high blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke which are the 1st and 3rd leading causes of death in the United States. People of all ages and backgrounds can develop high blood pressure, and it's preventable. Read more about high blood pressure prevention on the WebMD website.

Diabetes Facts

Total: 23.6 million children and adults in the U.S.-7.8% of the population have diabetes.

  • Diagnosed: 17.9 million people
  • Undiagnosed: 5.7 million people
  • Pre-diabetes: 57 million people

New Cases: 1.6 million new cases are diagnosed in people aged 20 years and older each year.
For more diabetes information visit the American Diabetes Association website.