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StrokeAware

Why wonder if you're at risk when you could know?

Take the Free StrokeAware Risk Screening

Stroke screening in Raleigh, NC is as easy as taking the StrokeAware Risk Screening. Anyone can have a stroke, however your chances increase if you have certain risk factors. Approximately 795,000 strokes occur each year, and up to 80 percent of them could be prevented. 

The StrokeAware online stroke screening takes just seven minutes and provides information about your personal risk for stroke. Answer a few simple questions, and StrokeAware will provide you with a report of your risk factors and recommendations for improving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

If the stroke screening shows you are at risk, you don't have to take the next steps alone. Rex Healthcare offers a free follow-up screening and consultation so that you can decide how to proceed.

StrokeAware is an exclusive stroke screening in Raleigh, NC for the Rex Healthcare community.
StrokeAware provides awareness and information about stroke and participants' personal risk for stroke. Qualifying participants may choose to enroll in a free, confidential, noninvasive stroke screening program at Rex Hospital.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I start?
Q: Is there a fee?
Q: Is participation confidential?
Q: What if the evaluation shows I'm at risk for stroke?
Q: What happens at the follow-up screening?
Q: Where is the follow-up screening?
Q: Is there follow up after the screening?

Q: How do I start?
A: Click on the StrokeAware icon, then answer a series of questions about your health, lifestyle and family history. At the end of your session, you may be asked if you want Rex Healthcare to follow-up with you. If you agree, and only if you agree, you will be contacted about a free follow-up consultation.
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Q: Is there a fee?
A: No. StrokeAware is a FREE program. You may even qualify for a FREE follow-up consultation and FREE email newsletters with heart healthy lifestyle tips.
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Q: Is participation confidential?
A: Yes. All information is between you and Rex Healthcare.
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Q: What if the evaluation shows I'm at risk for stroke?
A: At the end of the assessment, you will be asked if you want Rex to follow-up with you. If you agree (and only if you agree), you will be contacted about a FREE follow-up screening and consultation session with a clinician.
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Q: What happens at the follow-up screening?
A: The screening consists of:

  • A fasting blood cholesterol and glucose test (requires a 12 hour fast, which means nothing to eat or drink but water)
  • Blood pressure check
  • Height, weight, waist circumference and BMI (Body Mass Index)
  • Consultation with a clinician

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Q: Where is the follow-up screening?
A: The screening is held at Rex Hospital's Early Detection Center located at 4420 Lake Boone Trail in Raleigh.  Once at the Hospital, follow signs to the Family Birth Center. Park in the parking deck and enter through the Family Birth Center main entrance.

Once inside, go up the small flight of stairs to the left of the reception desk and turn right at the top by the elevators. Follow the hall to the right and the signs to the Early Detection Center into the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center. You will be greeted by someone who can direct you to your appointment.
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Q: Is there follow up after the screening?
A: Yes. You will receive a confidential report. If the clinician thinks you should see a doctor about your results, you will be referred to your current doctor. If you do not have a doctor, you can receive a referral through Rex HealthNet.
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