Stroke Awareness Program

April 04, 2017

Did you know that approximately 80% of all strokes can be prevented?

Certain risk factors, such as eating habits, physical activity, smoking and drinking, as well as high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation (AFib), high cholesterol, diabetes and circulation problems, all can contribute to your chances of having a stroke. My guest speaker, Kathleen Michel (Administrative Director & Coordinator of the Cerebrovascular Program at Winthrop University Hospital), will explain what you need to know about the signs of stroke, including prevention and the importance of acting “FAST.”