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What You Need To Know About Stroke


On January 15, 2019 the Wheaton Lions Club Speaker was Ryan Keiler, the Stroke Education Coordinator at Northwestern Medicine’s CDH & Delnor Hospitals. Ryan is a registered nurse with 7 years of critical care experience Caring for stroke patients in the Neuro ICU at CDH in Winfield and he has supported that team as a member of the Professional Development Department.


Ryan's excellent presentation included a slide show titled, "What You Need to Know About Stroke."





Some of the critical things Ryan mentioned included:
• 795,000 Americans suffer strokes each year
• Strokes are the #5 cause of death in America
• A stroke is a brain attack


Stroke causes include:

• high blood pressure
• smoking
• diabetes
• artery disease
• high cholesteol
• stress, obesity and
• poor physical exercise


Ryan can be reached at His cell phone is 630-212-3022.

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