Sex is a sensitive subject for many stroke survivors and their mates. Stroke can cause big changes in the lives of couples who are sexually active. And talking about these issues may be extremely uncomfortable for some. We talked to two experts – Dr. Randie Black-Schaffer, medical director of the Stroke Rehabilitation Program at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago stroke rehab nurse Florence Denby, as well as two anonymous survivors about this complicated subject.
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The Diabetes & CVD Connection
We talked to Dr. Prakash Deedwania about the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Letters to the Editor features correspondence from readers about the magazine’s editorial content.
Stroke Notes features ‘newsy’ stroke-related information on stroke research, risk reduction, ASA events, advocacy efforts, etc.
Readers Room features personal stories, letters, poems and artwork from stroke survivors and family caregivers.
Life at the Curb: Hey Good Lookin’ Whatcha Got Cookin’?
This month comedian and survivor John Kawie shares a cooking adventure.
Everyday Survival features information on finding quality care using online resources. There is also a checklist for evaluating long-term care facilities.