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Welcome to the Minnesota Stroke Registry Program!

The Minnesota Department of Health is committed to reducing the burden of death and disability caused by stroke. The Minnesota Stroke Registry Program is a participant in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program.




October 29, 2014 - Release of new AHA stroke guideline

Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke

  • Each year about 795,000 strokes occur in the US, with about 610,000 of those being new strokes. Stroke is a leading cause of functional impairment, leaving many disabled.
  • This updated Primary Prevention of Stroke Guideline issues several new recommendations.
  • This guideline summarizes the evidence on established and emerging risk factors for primary prevention of stroke.

Download a Copy Here 
(PDF/89 pages, 1.4 MB)


Visit the AHA Stroke Statements and Guidelines web site for all stroke-related statements, policy papers, and guidelines.



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