Together We Can End Stroke
80% of All Strokes Are Preventable. Building Healthier Lives.
CALLING ALL STROKE HEROES!
Who’s positively impacting stroke in your community? Nominate a Stroke Hero today and celebrate caregivers, health professionals, support groups and survivors making a difference by educating, inspiring and raising awareness about stroke.
Diabetes Caused My Stroke: A Survivor's Story
Did you know that people who have diabetes are 1.5 times as likely to have a stroke compared to people who do not have diabetes. This was the case for Craig. Learn how Craig reversed his diabetes with hard work.
2019 Update to the 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke
- This guideline update provides up-to-date comprehensive recommendations for the management and treatment of persons with acute arterial ischemic stroke.
- Audiences for this guideline are: prehospital care providers, physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and hospital administrators.
- This guideline updates the 2018 acute ischemic guideline and adds several new recommendations.
In the News
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By learning the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.
Face DroopingAsk the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?
Arm WeaknessAsk the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
SpeechIs the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like "The sky is blue."
Time to Call 9-1-1
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