There are lots of great resources on the web where you can find more information about stroke, stroke prevention and stroke care. Click on a resource below to learn more.
Stroke Care at St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute: Find out why St.Vincent was named among the top 5% of all hospitals in America for stroke care by HealthGrades.
American Stroke Association: A complete library of videos and educational resources to help you understand stroke signs, risk factors, and much more.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Basic information about the brain and preventing stroke.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Information, guidelines, and recommendations from the CDC. Materials included for patients and physicians.
National Institute on Aging: A senior-friendly site with information specifically for older adults. (Please note: Text on this site can be read aloud and type size can be increased.)
National Stroke Association: Easy to understand information about the effects of stroke on all areas of the brain.
The National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health: Information on most health subjects, including stroke. Includes a comprehensive list of links to research articles, news, and more.
St.Vincent Heart Center A-Fib Center of Excellence: The A-fib Center of Excellence provides a total care approach for patients with atrial fibrillation from some of the best electrophysiologists in the state.
St.Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence: Learn more about Indiana’s most experienced weight loss program.
St.Vincent Diabetes Center: Find out how our team of certified diabetes educators can help you balance your diabetes care and lifestyle needs.
St.Vincent Tobacco Management Center: Learn to quit smoking with free, one-on-one consultations in our tobacco cessation program, managed by pharmacists and nurses.
High Blood Pressure: What Can You Do?: Learn how to manage your high blood pressure.
What is a Desirable Cholesterol Level for You?: Learn how to manage your high cholesterol.
Are You at Risk for Heart Attack or Stroke?: Assess your BMI and learn if you’re at risk for heart attack or stroke.
Fitness, Weight Management and Nutrition at St.Vincent Women’s Hospital: Learn more about staying fit with the right diet and exercise.