The Diabetes Show Ep 011



Aired: Sunday, May 3, 2015

Topic: Diabetes and Stroke

Guest: Sharon Sanchez, Stroke Coordinator and Cardiovascular Educator, Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center


“Our body is a fantastic, fascinating machine!” (On Sharon approaching her 40th year as an RN)

“Jerry Tarkanian’s five year old grandson had a stroke!” (More frequently than you think)

“WARNING SIGNS: Facial Droop; Arm Weakness; Speech doesn’t make sense.”

“Call 9-1-1. Never drive yourself or have someone drive you to the hospital.” (Three hour window). (Body has a reaction between 7-10 days with a possible risk of a follow-up stroke)

“Risk factors include High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Obesity and Family History.”

“Cannot change age, nationality, and gender. Can change weight, blood sugar and lifestyle.”

“If you don’t know, you don’t know. Do something about this — Get Educated!”

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