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Indiana State Department of Health

Indiana State Department of Health

Chronic Disease > Wisewoman Wisewoman

Indiana Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation (IN-WISEWOMAN) Program
The IN-WISEWOMAN program is one of 21 programs nationwide. The IN-WISEWOMAN program provides cardiovascular screening to women ages 40-64 who are participants in the Indiana Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IN-BCCP); and addresses the burden of cardiovascular disease by identifying and reducing the patient’s risk of having a heart attack, stroke and chronic disease through education and early detection screenings. The program provides blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings, as well as evidence-based lifestyle programs. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to participate in health coaching.

IN-WISEWOMAN Screening Services
Through the IN-WISEWOMAN program, free or low-cost health screenings are available, such as:

  • Blood Pressure screening
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Glucose (blood sugar) or glycosolated hemoglobin (A1c) screening for pre-diabetes and diabetes

Click here to view an interactive map of IN-WISEWOMAN providers and resources.

Click here to view frequently asked questions about the IN-WISEWOMAN program.

For more information, contact Melissa Cervantes, Program Director at (317) 233-7901 or mecervantes@isdh.in.gov.

Additional Resources
Press Release from the American Heart Association (2014)
Provider Training PowerPoint Presentation (2014)