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2022 Iowa Annual Conference Session Well-Being Activities
Contact: Kae Tritle, RN, Well-being Coordinator at [email protected]
The Wellness Screening Event at the 2022 Iowa Annual Conference Session is open to conference employees, and all clergy and spouses. This includes all local pastors, part-time pastors, commissioned, probationary, extension and retired clergy, elders, deacons, and ministry candidates even if you aren’t on the conference insurance.
When: Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Where: At The RecPlex in West Des Moines during the Iowa Annual Conference
Included: blood-pressure measurement, self-serve weight measurement, and the following lab tests: cholesterol (LDL, HDL, & triglycerides), Complete Metabolic Panel (CMP): calcium, BUN (blood urea nitrogen), creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, glucose, GFR (glomerular filtration rate), calcium, phosphorus, albumin, globulins, ALT, AST, GGT (liver enzymes), bilirubin, iron, uric acid, complete blood count, platelets and TSH (thyoid stimulating hormone). Men over the age of 50 will also have blood drawn for a PSA (prostate serum antigen).
In order for the cholesterol levels to be accurate, you should not eat food or drink beverages including coffee, tea, any soda, or alcohol 10-12 hours before your testing time. Water is encouraged; drink plenty the day before the blood draw and a full glass that morning. Please take your normal morning medications with water before coming. Mercy One Des Moines is the lab provider.
Register here: https://mercyonebusinesssolutions.as.me/UMC
Please observe the following COVID-19 precautions: Arrive at your scheduled time to keep the number of persons waiting in the screening space to a minimum. To enter the screening space you will need to wear a mask and sanitize your hands. The drawing stations will also be appropriately distanced from each other.
This information is also be posted at www.iaumc.org/AC2022. You will receive your results from Mercy One two to three weeks after the screening via US Postal Service. Kae Tritle, Well-Being Coordinator will also receive results and can be contacted for any questions.