Wear Red This Friday, May 26

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On Friday, May 26

We ask everyone to wear red to support stroke awareness.

Stroke awareness image

Save a life. Learn about the signs and symptoms of a stroke.

Listen to this recorded Facebook Live video of Joey Boiser, M.D. and Chika Odioemene MSN, RN, NP.  Here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/dekalbmedical

Symptoms may be sudden and include:

  • weakness or numbness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • confusion or difficulty speaking or understanding
  • problems with vision such as dimness or loss of vision in one or both eyes
  • dizziness or problems with balance or coordination
  • problems with movement or walking
  • severe headaches with no other known cause

To learn more, visit http://ow.ly/Suzh30bOrzj.