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Cypress Pharmacy now offering in-store cholesterol and glucose screenings

Cypress Pharmacy, an independent, locally owned community pharmacy, has expanded its patient preventative health care services, now offering convenient, affordable in-store cholesterol and glucose screenings.

“Unfortunately, many men and women are unaware of their current cholesterol and glucose levels, and not knowing can pose a huge threat,” said T.J. DePaola, pharmacist-in-charge and president of Cypress Pharmacy. “Cypress Pharmacy is providing this precautionary health care service to our patients to encourage them to know their levels and what those levels mean. This affordable and easily accessible health test, which detects indicators of serious health risks that could lead to a heart attack and diabetes, among other conditions, will empower our patients to work with their physicians to either lower or stabilize their levels.”

Pharmacists administer the cholesterol and glucose test by using one fingerstick to conduct both screenings, and within 90 seconds, patients are provided with accurate on-site results. The tests are available for $40 to patients 18 years or older, with no appointment necessary during normal pharmacy hours. Patients under 18 years of age will need to be accompanied by a legal guardian for the test to be administered. Screenings provide valuable information for patients to consult with their physician on preventative care or solutions, as the results are not for diagnostic or treatment purposes.

For more information about Cypress Pharmacy’s in-store cholesterol and glucose screenings, call 239-481-7322 or visit www.cypresspharmacy.com.

About Cypress Pharmacy

Cypress Pharmacy has been providing pharmaceutical and health care services in Fort Myers for more than 40 years and offers free local delivery, medication synchronization and therapy management, customized compounding for patients and pets, personalized patient consultations, flu and strep throat testing, cholesterol and glucose screening, Medicare Part D plan reviews, a broad selection of over-the-counter products, a full line of vitamins and supplements, free vitamins for children and adults 50 and up, greeting cards and Bridgewater Candles. Cypress Pharmacy also offers Dispill, a medication packaging option that makes it easier to manage and take multiple medications on a precise schedule. Medication refills can be requested in person, over the phone, online and using the Cypress Pharmacy App. Cypress Pharmacy accepts most insurance plans and Medicare Part D. The entire staff, including pharmacists T.J. DePaola and Justin Ceravolo, are dedicated to providing the best possible service to every customer. Cypress Pharmacy is located at 9451 Cypress Lake Drive in Fort Myers, Florida and is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information, call 239-481-7322 or visit www.cypresspharmacy.com.

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