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Flourish: June is Men's Health Month

6/8/2023

Happy Men's Health Month! Take this time to learn about preventing health problems and detecting early diseases among men and boys.

Three generations of men being silly

Did you know? Only 3 out of 5 men get annual physicals.

Source: Summit Medical Group

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Facts about Men's Health

  • 47% of men have high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the most common cause of death in American men. Some factors that put these men at higher risk include diabetes, obesity, lack of physical activity and extreme alcohol use.
  • One in nine men is affected by prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men and can affect them in multiple ways.
  • About 14.6% of men are diabetic. Men are more like to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes because their bodies store more fat in their bellies. Learn more about our Diabetes Prevention Program here.

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