Intervention to Enable Stroke Survivors in Los Angeles County Hospitals to "Stay Within the Guidelines" "SUSTAIN"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patients of LAC+USC, Rancho Los Amigos, Olive View-UCLA, or Harbor-UCLA
- Patients who have had an acute transient ischemic attack (TIA) or ischemic stroke or carotid procedure within the last six months
- English or Spanish speaking
- At least 40 years of age
- Capable of giving informed consent (no proxies will be used to obtain consent)
- Blood pressure not optimally controlled (>120/80, at least 72 hours post-stroke)

Exclusion Criteria

- Age 39 years or younger
- Hemorrhagic stroke
- Patients with severe global disability which would preclude him/her from participating in group clinics
- Patients with advanced dementia