Part 1: Networking for Stroke Survivors Now that the International Stroke Conference (ISC20) has come and gone, I’m in major “catch up” mode back at home. David Dansereau at ISC20 Los Angeles Convention Center Anyone who knows me and has been following my stroke blog knows that this was not my first trip to LA [...]
Telestroke and Telerehab were on the agenda today at the International Stroke Conference in LA ! Steven Cramer,MD UCLA TeleRehab Enhances Dosage of Therapy to Drive +Outcomes! I’ll be writing about my highlights at this event when I return (and get some sleep!) but this was a great presentation on why telerehab works!
Please watch Thursday at 5pm- local Channel 12 Providence Caroline has a powerful story to tell about her recent stroke. Please watch Thursday Feb. 20th and share! If you missed it, the replay is now on WPRI12! https://twitter.com/CarolineGoggin/status/1229566928127250432?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Thanks for telling your story @CarolineGoggin @wpri12 !
WE WANT TO KNOW What caused your stroke? Do you know? Every year, about 200,000 stroke survivors leave the hospital without an answer to this question. They are told their stroke was cryptogenic, or without a known cause. Strokes of unknown cause, or cryptogenic strokes, account for about 1/3 of all strokes. Not knowing what [...]
Know Your Numbers to Learn Which Values You Need to Monitor to Reduce Risks! Find out with a simple checklist quiz from the American Heart / Stroke Association to quickly scan your risk factors for stroke.* Download Full-Size PDF of this Quiz and Print For Display Directions: For each risk factor, select the box [higher [...]
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-post by David Dansereau Know-Stroke.org Apple Heart Study Results Released Stanford Medicine published its long-awaited research on the Apple Heart Study, which represents one of the largest research efforts of its kind that relies on consumer devices to better understand human health. The research, published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, looked [...]
post by David Dansereau,MSPT For Heavy Cannabis Users Risk of Stroke Doubled In two separate studies, both of which will be presented at the annual American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions meeting November 16 -18 in Philadelphia, links were found between marijuana use and an increase in stroke as well as increased risk of heart [...]
Posting on Know-Stroke.org as this topic of gait and mobility and getting people moving early as a primary prevention strategy for stroke and all co-morbidities is always part of my education as a health professional. Perhaps after you read this study you’ll agree we should be prescribing a walking quota with our therapeutic exercise prescriptions, [...]
-David Dansereau,MSPT Improving Stroke Outcomes: A new era of digital therapeutics could help prioritize the patient, reduce stroke risks, improve awareness, and innovate with better home recovery and rehabilitation options. One example of this innovation was revealed earlier today when it was announced Pfizer, Fitbit, and Bristol-Myers Squibb will be working on a project together [...]