Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
Diabetes doubles your risk of a stroke, so it's important that it's treated and controlled well if you have it. This guide explains what diabetes is, the link between diabetes and stroke, and how to make changes to your lifestyle to reduce your risk.
This guide can help you to understand your own risk of a stroke and what you can do to reduce your chances of having a stroke. It includes tips for stroke survivors, and offers some advice on healthy living choices for everyone.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
If you are of African or Caribbean origin, you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK due to health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and sickle cell disease. This guide explains more about your risk of a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your risk.
This guide looks at why people of South Asian origins have an increased risk of stroke. It explains the conditions that can raise your risk, such as diabetes, and gives ideas for easy ways that everyone can lower their stroke risk. Plus sources of advice and information.
This guide explains the factors that can make people of South Asian origin more at risk of stroke and how you can reduce your risk.
If you are of African Caribbean origin you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK. But there are things you can do to stay healthy and avoid a stroke.
INTERSTROKE is a large, international study that aims to include 12000 participants who have had a stroke and 12000 matching “controls”- volunteers of the same age and sex who have not had a stroke.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.