We all know that men are not as proactive as women when it comes to their health and a recent national survey confirms that fact. The survey, conducted by Abbott and Men’s Health Network, found that men take the backseat when it comes to managing their health issues. In fact, they may be turning a blind eye to some important health risks that could worsen and lead to serious health problems if left untreated.
Drive For Five, a campaign by Abbott in partnership with Men’s Health Network was launched on September 12, 2012 to create awareness and encourage men to take a more proactive approach to their health. The campaign will also educate the public about five important health risks for men: high cholesterol, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and low testosterone. Drive for Five is backed by men’s health expert Dr. Steven Lamm and legendary racecar champion Terry Labonte. [Read more…]