An innovative study uses state-of-the-art lifestyle/diet and medication interventions to close the disparity in high blood pressure control between blacks and whites.
Stroke rates are rising among young adults; studies will examine risk factors contributing to racial disparities in stroke incidence to inform prevention efforts
NIH recently funded $40 million in grants to reduce stroke disparities in the United States, including $11 million to Kaiser Permanente and UCSF.
The goal of Bring it Down is to eliminate stroke disparities based on race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status in the United States.
A high-impact computer simulation of stroke and cardiovascular disease will demonstrate how improved stroke prevention would affect rates and disparities nationwide.
Students and Bay Area doctors will be trained in stroke and health disparities, including stroke prevention and outreach strategies.