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Stroke Awareness in Women: How at Risk Are You?

Gregory Pokrywka, MD discusses stroke risk factors and what it means for women with PCOS.

PCOS Stroke Risk Gregory Pokrywka, MD Baltimore Lipid Center Dr. Gregory Pokrywka joins the PCOS Challenge radio show for Stroke Awareness Month to discuss stroke risk factors and what it means for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).
Dr. Pokrywka is one of a handful of U.S physicians double certified in Lipidology and Menopause. He attended Duke University, worked as a biochemist, attended University of Maryland Medical School and was Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Mercy Hospital, Baltimore. He now serves as Assistant Professor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Pokrywka has been in private practice since 1987 and formed the Baltimore Lipid Center in 2001. Dr. Pokrywka is a member of numerous associations including the American Heart Association Council on Atherosclerosis and the National Lipid Association (NLA), and he participates enthusiastically in the Go Red for Women and WomenHeart campaigns to fight heart disease in women.

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