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Stroke is the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability worldwide. In Canada, 62,000 people are affected by stroke and transient ischemic attacks (TIA) each year. In Ontario alone, 17,500 patients were admitted in 2016-2017 for stroke or TIA. As a result of improved stroke survival rates, more than 400,000 Canadians are currently living with long-term disability from stroke, and this number will almost double in the next 20 years. Stroke can be prevented in patients with modifiable risk factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol and atrial fibrillation. These conditions account for up to 90% of stroke risk. Management of these risk factors is an effective method for reducing stroke incidence and mortality.

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Stroke is the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability worldwide. In Canada, 62,000 people are affected by stroke and transient ischemic attacks (TIA) each year. In Ontario alone, 17,500 patients were admitted in 2016-2017 for stroke or TIA. As a result of improved stroke survival rates, more than 400,000 Canadians are currently living with long-term disability from stroke, and this number will almost double in the next 20 years. Stroke can be prevented in patients with modifiable risk factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol and atrial fibrillation. These conditions account for up to 90% of stroke risk. Management of these risk factors is an effective method for reducing stroke incidence and mortality.

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