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​​​​​​​​​​BRING DOWN STROKE RISK FACTORS

in African Americans and the young

​Shake, Rattle & Roll


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.​

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Stroke in the Young


Stroke rates are rising among young adults; studies will examine risk factors contributing to racial disparities in stroke incidence to inform prevention efforts

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Our Funders


NIH recently funded $40 milli​on in grants to reduce stroke disparities in the United States, including $11 million to Kaiser Permanente and UCSF.


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Our Vision


The goal of Bring it Down is to eliminate stroke disparities based on race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status in the United States.


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Measuring Impacts


A high-impact computer simulation of stroke and cardiovascular disease will demonstrate how improved stroke prevention would affect rates and disparities nationwide.​


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Education & Training


Students and Bay Area doctors will be trained in stroke​​ and health disparities, including stroke prevention and outreach strategies.


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