Free Glucose Screenings / Exámenes de Glucosa Gratis

Walmart stores, South Texas Health Systems, and Dr. Monzer H. Yazji MC & Associates will provide free glucose screenings from Monday, March 26 to Sunday, April 8.

Dr. Monzer H. Yazji will be offering free screenings at his offices in McAllen and Edinburg. They'll be available weekdays from March 26 to April 6.

Edinburg: 502 South Closner | 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

McAllen: 1200 East Savannah Ste 19 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

South Texas Systems will be having screenings Monday through Thursday for the two weeks. 

Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville offers free screenings and more. They're located at 100-A Alton Gloor Blvd and open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can call (956) 350-7000 for more information.

IMPORTANT: If you're planning to get a free screening, it's recommended to fast. You should avoid eating after midnight the night (or at least two hours) before the screening. However, you can still get your blood sugar checked if you've already eaten.

You can find a list of participating stores below and South Texas Health Systems locations.


Las tiendas Walmart, los Sistemas de Salud Del Sur De Texas, y el Dr. Monzer H. Yazji MC & Associates proporcionarán exámenes de glucosa gratis del lunes 26 de marzo al domingo 8 de abril.

El Dr. Monzer H. Yazji realizará exámenes gratis en sus consultorios en McAllen y Edinburg. Ellos estarán disponibles entre semana del 26 de marzo al 6 de abril.

Edinburg: 502 South Closner | 7 a.m. a 10 p.m.

McAllen: 1200 East Savannah Ste 19 | 9 a.m. a 4 p.m.

IMPORTANTE: Para mejores resultados, se le recomienda ayunar si planea recibir un examen de glucosa gratuito. Evite comer después de la medianoche (o al menos dos  horas antes del examen). Sin embargo, recuerde que puede realizarse un examen de azúcar en la sangre aunque haya comido.

Puede encontrar una lista de tiendas y oficinas participantes en la parte de abajo.

Screenings / Exámenes:

When Where

Monday, Mar. 26

Walmart, 1200 East Jackson Ave., McAllen

Walmart, 1401 Texas 100, Port Isabel

From 9 a.m. to Noon


McAllen Medical Center, 301 West Expressway 83, McAllen

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Mar. 27

Walmart, 2410 East Expressway, Mission

Walmart, 2721 Boca Chica Blvd., Brownsville

From 9 a.m. to Noon


McAllen Heart Hospital, 1900 S. D Street, McAllen 

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Mar. 28

Walmart, 3000 South Jackson Rd., Hidalgo

Walmart, 3500 West Alton Gloor Blvd, Brownsville

From 9 a.m. to Noon


McAllen Family Medicine Residency Center, 205 E. Toronto Ave., McAllen

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Thursday, Mar. 29

Walmart, 2800 West Nolana, McAllen

Walmart, 2205 Ruben M Torres Sr. Blvd., Brownsville

From 9 a.m. to Noon


STHS ER Weslaco, 330 W. Expressway 83, Weslaco

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Friday, Mar. 30

Walmart, 4534 East US Highway 83, Rio Grande City

Walmart, 1126 West US Highway 77, San Benito

From 9 a.m. to Noon

Saturday, Mar. 31

Walmart, 215 East Mile Rd., Palmhurst

Walmart, 900 North Salinas Blvd., Donna

From 9 a.m. to Noon

Monday, Apr. 2

Walmart, 1724 West University Drive, Edinburg

Walmart, 1310 North Texas Blvd., Weslaco

From 9 a.m. to Noon


Edinburg Regional Medical Center, 1102 W. Trenton Road, Edinburg

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Apr. 3

Walmart, 4101 South McColl Rd., Edinburg

Walmart, 2721 Boca Chica Blvd., Brownsville

From 9 a.m. to Noon


South Texas Diabetic and Metabolic Institute, 5420 S. Jackson Rd., Edinburg

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Apr. 4

Walmart, 2410 East Expressway 83, Mission

Walmart, 3500 West Alton Gloor Blvd., Brownsville

From 9 a.m. to Noon


STHS ER Mission, 900 E. Expressway 83, Mission 

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Thursday, Apr. 5

Walmart, 2800 West Nolana Ave., McAllen

Walmart, 2205 Ruben M Torres Sr., Blvd, Brownsville

From 9 a.m. to Noon


Wound Healing Center, 4302 S. Sugar Rd., Suite 101, Edinburg

From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Friday, Apr. 6

Walmart, 215 East Mile 3 Rd., Palmhurst

Walmart, 1004 West Ocean Blvd., Los Fresnos

From 9 a.m. to Noon

Saturday, Apr. 7

* Screenings will be at all the above Walmart locations

Sunday, Apr. 8

Walmart, 3000 South Jackson Road, Hidalgo

Walmart, 1401 TX-100, Port Isabel

From 9 a.m. to Noon

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