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Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in Canada and the third leading cause of death. Do you know someone who has had a stroke, or are you a stroke survivor? What would you like to know about stroke?
In honour of Stroke Awareness Month, Dimensions invited Canadians to ask questions about stroke. These questions were then answered by Dr. Antoine Hakim of the Canadian Stroke Network. Topics include everything from the causes to the risk factors to options for recovery
Dr. Antoine Hakim is CEO and Scientific Director of the Canadian Stroke Network, Professor and University Chair in Neurology at the University of Ottawa, Director of the Neuroscience Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and a neurologist at The Ottawa Hospital. He has received many honours for his work supporting scientific discovery and its application for stroke prevention, care and rehabilitation.