There was a Virginia-based company called Longevity which recently went out
of business. There is another local company called Tidewater Imaging which
basically does the same "3 for 1" deal that LifeLine does. There is another
company called "Lifekeepers". I don't know much about this one. I would
also be interested to know what the "group" thinks.
>From: Nancy & Russ Krupp <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: UVM Flownet <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: vascular screening company
>Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 19:03:11 -0400
>I have recently been made aware of a company that is offering vascular
>screening tests to the general public. These tests include carotid,
>abdominal aorta, and ABI screenings for $35 each or all three for $95.
>Each test takes 10 min. and is performed by "RDMS/RVT registered or
>registry eligible" sonographers. "A Board Certified Physician confirms
>all screening results." They also offer an osteoporosis screening test
>for $35 which takes 5 min. On the ad that was received by my coworker
>in his mail, there also is a testimonial from a patient stating that the
>screening "had revealed an ulceration that could have given me a
>This company is called Life Line Screening and their web site is
>I am posting this to the flow net to evoke discussion in what appears,
>in my opinion, to be a worrisome practice.
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