Winning Game Plan for Men's Health

Men, don’t look now, but the ladies are winning the game of life. They’re up by five – years, that is. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), women live approximately five years longer than men. Want to even the score? You can start by following a new game plan.

Take care of your heart. The number one killer of American men (and women) is heart disease. Men, however, are at greater risk of having a heart attack and experiencing one earlier in life than women. On a positive note, men have a better chance of surviving a stroke than women.

Don’t light up. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. Smoking also contributes to chronic lung conditions such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

Slow down. Men are more than twice as likely to be involved in fatal car accidents – and be intoxicated -- as women. 

Take a test. If diabetes is not diagnosed by a blood glucose test and properly managed, it can result in blindness, loss of limb, impotence or life-threatening heart disease and stroke.

Okay men, now it’s time to put a new game strategy into action. You’ll be off to a great start by going to your doctor for check-ups and screenings.

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See our list of specialty services below:

Bariatric Wellness Institute

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus Bariatric Wellness Institute offers a comprehensive bariatric weight loss program with a holistic approach.

Heart & Vascular

We have an Institute and a Hospital named for it. The heart. It's foremost on your mind, which is why ​we embrace your care in everything where it is a matter of the heart.

Lymphedema Reduction & Management

We have certified lymphedema and occupational therapists who can provide you with a comprehensive evaluation and tailored plan to help you manage it over the long term.

Orthopedics

Has joint pain sidelined you from the things you love? It doesn't have to be that way. And with our suite of minimally invasive solutions, we can get you fixed up and on your way quickly.
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MAKOplasty Robotic Surgery

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus is the only hospital in Arizona to offer the Total Hip Arthroplasty procedure using a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system. This new level of reproducible surgical precision in hip surgery provides relief for people suffering with either non-inflammatory or inflammatory degenerative joint disease.

Stroke & Vascular

Time and experience. Those are the two things that matter during a stroke. It's because we have so much experience, that we're able to respond to your emergency in as little time as possible.

Urology

From incontinence to kidney stones, urological problems can be both painful and sensitive to talk about. A urology specialist can address your particular condition quickly and effectively.

Wound Care

Nearly five million Americans suffer from chronic wounds, often as a result of diabetes, immobilization or circulatory problems. If you have a wound that won’t heal, let Abrazo help you find a specialist who can help.