Men's Health Week

Men's Health Week

What is happening

Men's Health Week will be celebrated June 10-16 ending on Father's Day. During this time, health care professionals, private corporations, faith-based community organizations, and government agencies, plan activities that focus on the health and well-being of boys, men, and their families. Men's Health Month is built on the pillars of Awareness - Prevention - Education - Family.

"Awareness periods like Men's Health Month are crucial in helping to educate the public on health issues and health disparities impacting men," says Patricia R. Fernandez President and CEO of The Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center in Brooklyn. "Just like your car is triggered to remind you when it's time to change your oil or get it serviced, the week of June 10th should serve as a mental trigger for men to get their body checked."

Diabetes can be wiped out with education, nutrition ,exercise, and medication. Trust self management is first and with that said I am extremely tired but also extremely thankful to all the hands that made this possible. Thank you to our CEO, CMO, staff (nurses , health coaches & medical assistants) the volunteers , the pharmacy and the insurance companies who support the cause and our vision at the center. The exhibit would not of been made possible with out -Team work ! Please join us on Monday’s at 10:30 and learn how to wipeout “Diabetes” with education and self management skills...

Call the Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center at (718) 636-4500 or visit www.bsfhc.org to make an appointment and see any of our providers.

Recognizing and preventing men's health problems is not just a man's issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, daughters and sisters, men's health is truly a family issue.

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