Preventing Secondary Strokes & TIAs
Of the 795,000 Americans who have a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA, commonly referred to as mini-stroke) each year, as many as 1 in 4 will have a second stroke within a year. Sarasota Memorial's Secondary Stroke and TIA Prevention Clinic provides education and follow-up care to help prevent a second attack in people who have had a stroke or TIA.
The outpatient clinic helps people lower their risk of stroke by providing resources, therapies and support that help patients:
- Control hypertension
- Manage stress and cholesterol levels
- Stop smoking
- Make recommended dietary or lifestyle changes
- Monitor medications such as blood thinners
Sarasota Memorial Heart Pavilion
1540 S. Tamiami Trail,
Sarasota, FL 34239
Monday-Friday by appointment
Staffed by an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) under the supervision of a board-certified Vascular Neurologist, the outpatient clinic works with patients’ Primary Care Physicians, Neurologists and other specialists, including Pharmacists, Clinical Dietitians and Rehabilitation Therapists, to address the individual risks and complications associated with a stroke or TIA.
A physician referral is required.
Please call (941) 917-1043 for information.