Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

Queensland’s biggest blood pressure check

2015.04.30_StrokeFoundationThumbnailAustralia’s biggest blood pressure check aims to improve public awareness and early detection of individuals at risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes and other cardiovascular disease. As part of the program there are opportunities for impromptu screening assessments in pharmacies and community centres right across Queensland.

Stroke in Queensland – quick facts

  • 9,443 strokes in Qld every year
  • 2,015 deaths from stroke in Qld each year
  • 83,111 stroke survivors living in Qld
  • 802,200 Qld’ers have high blood pressure
  • 1.2 million Qld’ers have high cholesterol

For more information visit the Stroke Foundation www.strokefoundation.com.au