Learning the warning signs is an important step in the fight against stroke. Here are additional ways you can make a difference.
Spread the word
Tips for raising awareness:
- Talk to friends and family about the risk factors of stroke
- Share this site on your Facebook page
- Post F.A.S.T. materials at your place of work, local pools, sports centers, libraries, and community centers
National Stroke Association
Their goal is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by providing education and programs on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and support for all impacted by stroke.
The American Stroke Association
Their mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives everything the association does.
The Internet Stroke Center
This site offers valuable resources about diagnosis and treatment of stroke as well as helpful information to guide patients and caregivers through the recovery process.
Genentech is neither affiliated with nor endorses the above organizations. The list is meant for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your healthcare professional.