Free Glucose and Blood Pressure Screenings on World Diabetes Day

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WESLACO – The Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association will have free glucose and blood pressure screenings. On Monday, November 14, World Diabetes Day, the association will offer free screenings from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The screenings are free and open to the public. However, they do askall participants fast before the screening (nothing to eat or drink after midnight).  The locations of the screenings are listed below.

As part of National Diabetes Month, the association will also have a panel of diabetes experts at the McAllen Public Library. The panel is free to the public and will be November 16 at 6 p.m. 

Earlier this year, KRGV highlighted diabetes as part of its Heart of the Valley program. You can see a list of stories and more information at http://www.krgv.com/category/315360/heart-of-the-valley-diabetes

Free Glucose and Blood Pressure Screening Locations:

IBC

2205 W. University Drive

Edinburg

Walmart

1200 E. Jackson Road

McAllen

Walmart

1705 E. Expressway 83

Penitas

The Monitor

1400 E. Nolana

McAllen

Walmart

1421 Frontage Road

Alamo

City of Mission Social Service Center

115 S. Mayberry

Mission

KRGV-TV

900 E Expressway 83

Weslaco

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