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Waging War Against Type II Diabetes!

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Since June 2011 is Men's Health Month, anchored by a Congressional health education program, we purpose to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? The list is surprisingly short — and prevention pays off. Consider this top 7 list of men's health threats, compiled from statistics provided by the CDC's and other leading organizations to reflect men's health risks in the United States.

#1 Heart Disease -a leading men's health threat. #2 Cancer - including lung, skin, prostate & colorectal. #3 Accidents - Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of fatal accidents among men. #4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases - i.e. - bronchitis & emphysema are a concern for men. #5 Stroke - you can't control some risk factors - e.g. family history, age & race, but we'll cover what you can control. #6 Type II Diabetes - when poorly controlled can lead to heart disease, eye problems & nerve damage. #7 Suicide - an important rsk factor for suicide is depression. Take action to reduce your health risks now!

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