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African Americans and Stroke- (PDF)

This site offers information about why African Americans have an increased risk of stroke. Risk factors include higher rates of high blood pressure, diabetes, and sickle cell anemia.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Stroke Association

African Americans and Stroke: American Stroke Association

African Americans have almost twice the risk of first-ever stroke compared with Caucasians. But there is hope. By following these three simple steps, you can help protect yourself against stroke.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

American Stroke Association

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