Danish Atwal, MD, Cardiology When Danish Atwal, MD, was 5 years old, she witnessed her grandfather suffered a heart attack. That incident inspired her to be a doctor after watching the heroic efforts of the doctors and nurses who brought her grandfather back to her. She sees patients with any type of heart disease. She…

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UK Stroke Club Conference 2014 – New Stroke Recovery Model Bridget Bergin, UK Director – Life After Stroke Services, Stroke Association explained the New Stroke Recovery Model. This session outlined why a new model of services is required and what the priorities should be in the future. To find out more about the New Stroke…

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Spinal Cord Tumor | Bridget’s Story Diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumor known as a hemangioblastoma, Bridget sought treatment from the experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Middle schooler Bridget is an avid soccer player, but she and her family members noticed she was experiencing weakness, numbness and loss of coordination in her right leg.…

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Diabetes and Stroke Risk: What You Need to Know People with diabetes and prediabetes are at increased risk for stroke. Many don’t know this and need to better understand their risk as well as how to control risk factors like high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Taking steps like exercising every day, not smoking, limiting…

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