Welcome to the North Dakota Department of Health’s Cardiac and Stroke System of Care’s website. The pages on this website contain information on heart health and stroke, including the latest statistics and information on risk factors and steps that individuals can take to prevent these debilitating and deadly health issues.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.
Stroke is now the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is one of the leading causes of admission into long-term care in North Dakota.
The North Dakota Department of Health is committed to educating and engaging with residents across the state to decrease the impact of heart disease and stroke. Knowledge of risk factors, signs and symptoms, and preventative measures can be found on the pages of this website.
For more information about heart health or stroke talk to your doctor. Visit the Resources page to view and download copies of educational materials about heart disease and stroke.