When a person suffers a stroke, 1.9 million brain cells die every minute it is left untreated. That is why it is important for you to know the signs, symptoms and risk factors for stroke.
May is national Stroke Awareness month. The Illinois Neurological Institute is holding a free dinner program focusing on Stroke and Carotid Artery Disease. Participants will learn the risk factors and signs/ symptoms of Stroke; learn about cutting-edge treatment options; and, interact with and ask questions of a panel of stroke physician experts from the INI Stroke team at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.
WHAT: Stroke & Carotid Artery Disease Dinner Program
WHEN: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM
COST: FREE – but reservations are required
Call (888) 627-5673 or visit www.ini.org/strokedinner to register.
Registration deadline is May 18. Seating is limited.
WHERE: Five Points Washington, 360 N. Wilmor Rd., Washington