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Stroke Resources

American Academy of Neurology
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) provides valuable resources for medical specialists worldwide who are committed to improving the care of patients with neurological diseases. The AAN’s more than 18,000 members look to the AAN for the most comprehensive professional development, career enhancement, and practice improvement opportunities available.

The American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching more than 800 communities.

American Heart Association
American Heart Association (parent of the American Stroke Association) is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."

American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association is the division of the American Heart Association that's solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.

Cerebral Palsy Guide
Educational materials for families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy, including information about different therapies, treatment options, and financial resources.

Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association offers support and information on Cerebral Palsy In Utero Stroke, Infant Stroke, Intrauterine Stroke, Neonatal Stroke or Pediatric Stroke and Hemiplegia, Hemiparesis, Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy.

Clinical Trials Resource Center (National Stroke Association)
Welcome to the National Stroke Association - Clinical Trials Resource Center presented in partnership with CenterWatch, the leading publisher of information on clinical research for patients and their advocates. Please click on the links below to learn more about clinical research and new medical therapies for treating Stroke.

Hazel K. Goddess Fund for Stroke Research in Women
The focus of The Goddess Fund is to address critical issues specific to stroke in women including research, prevention, treatment, education and advocacy.

National Cholesterol Education Program
Home of National Cholesterol Education Program.

National Diabetes Education Program<
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is a federally sponsored initiative that involves public and private partners to improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, to promote early diagnosis, and ultimately to prevent the onset of diabetes.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)

This is the official homepage of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This site map is provided as another tool to help you find the information you seek.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Association

NHLBI Home Page. This site contains information for professionals and the
general public about heart and vascular diseases, lung diseases, blood diseases and resources, and sleep disorders. Included are fact sheets on prevention and control of diseases, clinical guidelines, medical alerts, press releases, and scientific resources and training information for biomedical investigators and students. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is a part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders
and Stroke (National Institutes of Health)

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is the leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association is reaching new heights in stroke. As the preeminent organization committed to fighting stroke in this country, NSA is providing unprecedented national expertise and leadership for those at risk, suffering or recovering from this devastating condition.

Abnormal Blood Vessels (AVMs & AVFs)

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
National Organization for Rare Disorders is dedicated to helping people with rare, orphan diseases. Rarediseases.org contains information on the prevention, treatment and cure of rare diseases.

International Radiosurgery Support Association (IRSA)
Educational and treating site information on Gamma Knife and Linac
stereotactic radiosurgery for brain tumors and disorders.

Brain Aneurysms

American Society of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology
Homepage of the brain aneurysm resources site, which covers aspects of brain aneurysms including symptoms and treatment.

Brain Aneurysm Foundation
Brain Aneurysm Foundation ~ Boston, Massachusetts.

Cholesterol

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's National Cholesterol Education Program
This site contains information for professionals and the general public about heart and vascular diseases, lung diseases, blood diseases and resources, and sleep disorders. Included are fact sheets on prevention and control of diseases, clinical guidelines, medical alerts, press releases, and scientific resources and training information for biomedical investigators and students. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is a part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching more than 800 communities.

National Diabetes Education Program
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is a federally sponsored initiative that involves public and private partners to improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, to promote early diagnosis, and ultimately to prevent the onset of diabetes.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
Home of the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.

Disabilities (stroke-related)

National Aphasia Association
The National Aphasia Association, NAA, is a nonprofit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families.

Drug Development (stroke)

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
Home of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).