Parents: Kids need YOUR help to combat childhood obesity


I took my boys to the 10 am show yesterday to see the Lego Movie.  We arrived early as my boys insisted they would need to get there well in advance to have any chance of getting “good seats”.  As kids and parents filed in I was horrified at what they were carrying in for the […]

Rhode Island Gets “Brain Power” Boost for Neuroscience Research


The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience was recently established at the University of Rhode Island (URI) on November 14, 2013.  This new partnership will help boost the brain power of the  Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) at URI  which gathers researchers and educators from a wide range of disciplines—faculty who work to pose and […]

The Countdown is on for our NEW Know-Stroke.org Members Site


-We are making the final connections- Our KNOW-STROKE.org launch countdown is “Officially” on… Get on our Ezine Subscription List or Get our Updates on our Facebook Page and learn when we flip the switch (or just hang out here if you want to watch the timer!)

Take the Poll: Burning Brains. The REAL danger of teens smoking “spice” and stroke


Article by David Dansereau,MSPT Read Now http://www.know-stroke.org/burning-teens-brains-synthetic-marijuana-and-stroke.html Never heard of “spice”?- READ NOW

Worldwide Stroke Burden Predicted to Soar along with Rise in Percentage of Young Adults Affected


Post by David Dansereau of Know-Stroke.org The new stroke findings published online October 24 in 2 papers in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health report a disturbing rise in stroke rate in young adults .  The report warns if these trends continue, stroke deaths, survivors, and disability and illness will more than double by […]

Nutrition and Diet after a Stroke: Where do you Begin?


How to Fuel Your Stroke Recovery Start Here: Nutrition Nutrition is vital to optimal healing, especially when a stroke has damaged part of your brain. During my stroke recovery, I researched quite a bit about diet, migraines, managing your blood to reduce the risk of a repeat event (stroke), and proper nutrition for healing and […]

A look at the History of Diets shows repeated pattern of “Quick-Fix” Failures


“Stroke Survivors often fall victim to many of these diet scams, sometimes with deadly consequences”.-David Dansereau, Know-Stroke.org Here’s a look at “The History of Diets” so you can see how many of the popular commercial diet programs and so called  “physician supervised” meal plans cycle in and out of popularity just as fast as they […]

Diet Works to Reduce Stroke Risk and Help Fuel Recovery


The Key is to Protect Young Bright Minds with Proper Nutrition BEFORE a Stroke  A Stroke Prevention Diet Starts Early by David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org A revealing diet study in 2010 demonstrated just how big an impact a poor nutritional start can have on our young Bright Minds (Our Kids!).  Those young minds who ate […]

26 Year Old Arizona Twins Suffer Strokes


There are so many smaller important stories within this story reported today by ABC News.  As you know, I’ve been “shouting from the sidelines”  for years about all the important lessons within this story.  Keywords: PFO screening, migraine, rise in young stroke, growing rate of obesity, pediatric stroke connection,declining activity level in young and stroke […]