Another stroke overlooked in a young adult


It took 30 minutes for friends and coworkers to call 911 and get help for then 19 year old Phoebe Dow.   They were trying to figure out, “Are you Ok”?  “Are you intoxicated?” Phoebe was not OK, she was having a stroke.  But, that couldn’t be, right?  “Everyone knows kids and young adults can’t  have […]

Thanking Jamie for Stepping Up for Pediatric Stroke


Thank You Jamie! Pediatric Stroke Awareness has a New Bright Mind in the Fight Against Stroke If you’ve been hanging around my stroke blog for some time you know I post often on pediatric stroke awareness and the importance of stroke education for the young faces of stroke.  To get caught up on the subject […]

TV star warns; Strokes can hit young | Lansing State Journal | lansingstatejournal.com


http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20121103/LIFE02/311030010/TV-star-warns-Strokes-can-hit-young?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cp&nclick_check=1

Strokes on the rise for children, according to the American Stroke Association | abc7chicago.com


“Strokes in children often go unrecognized”….. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/health&id=8855765

You Don’t Game Plan for Stroke, but annually there are over 800,000 reasons why you should.


I am one of those 800,000 that did not have a plan for Stroke.  In the next three posts I will try to explain why we need a better approach to Stroke Education-DP Dansereau, Know-Stroke.org Part One: Background As every athlete, coach and supportive parent knows, one of the big reasons for the success of […]

What would you do?


post by David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org A healthy 8 year old boy is playing with friends when suddenly he begins to experience severe left eye pain.  He goes to pick up the ball and his right arm isn’t cooperating, allowing the ball to continue to escape his grip.  You also notice his speech just doesn’t […]