HEART DISEASE AND STROKE PREVENTION PROGRAM  
STROKE: OTHER RESOURCES
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The following links are available to other credible sites that offer information on stroke.

 
  Other Resources for Stroke

Stroke Hotline
Call our Stroke Hotline at 1-866-88-STROKE for more information.

Utah Stroke Resource Directory
Download the Utah Stroke Resource Directory for information about stroke and resources to help you in your recovery.

Stroke Survivors & Caregivers Support Groups in Utah
Find a support group for stroke survivors and caregivers in your area.

Helpful Handouts
Stroke...It's About Time

Family Health History Toolkit
Provides fun tips to help families talk about, write down, and share their family health history with their doctor and family members.
Family Health History Toolkit
Health Family Tree
Family Health History Toolkit - Seniors
Family Health History Toolkit - Spanish

 
Links
American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association (ASA) is the division of the American Heart Association that is solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising, and advocacy. The ASA website features detailed information for patients, caregivers, healthcare providers, and the general public about stroke prevention and stroke recovery.
 
 

 

Center for Disease Control
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) link offers helpful stroke facts and statistics, and shows you what CDC is doing to fight the burden of stroke.
 
 

 

National Stroke Association
This site offers information specific to stroke survivors, caregivers, women, African Americans, medical professionals, and even kids.
 
 

 

Utah Healthnet
For health professionals and those who want to delve a bit deeper into health education, several of Utah's health experts have collaborated to create an A-Z health resource website.
 
 

 

Senior Health
This site from the National Institutes of Health was designed with older adults in mind, highlighting the health topics most likely to interest them. It also features tips on exercise for older adults and taking medication.
 
   
  My Life Check
Assess the health of your heart using the My Life Check tool created by American Heart Association experts. My Life Check will help you identify simple steps you can take to improve your heart health and quality of life. From there you will be directed to specific action plans that will help you get informed, change your behaviors, and move you closer to your individual health goals.
 
     
  Drug Watch
DrugWatch.com provides extensive information about medications used to treat heart disease, as well as valuable resources on high cholesterol, diabetes, and other conditions that affect heart health.
 
   
 
Several other Utah Department of Health Programs offer more in-depth information on risk factors:  
  Obesity
The obesity epidemic is making a dramatic impact on the health of adults and children across the nation. Find out how Utah compares with the nation. Discover why overweight and obese are such a great health risk and what you can do to change it.
 
 
  Diabetes
Get the basics on diabetes along with facts and figures outlining the problem nationally and in Utah. Find out what Utahns can do to control their diabetes.
 
 
  Smoking
Utah's ultimate resource for smoking facts, tips on quitting for youth and adults, Utah's smoking laws, and the best links and resources for smokers and concerned non-smokers alike.