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Men’s Health Month is for you!

June is Men’s Health Month. Sure, nowadays there’s a month for everything – but this one is for you! Take some time to think about your health and schedule a yearly checkup with your doctor. It’s easy to take your health for granted, especially when things are busy, but there is something you can do now, today, to get a sense of how healthy you are. The best part is you don’t even need to leave your house to do it. All you have to do is take a 1-minute online test to learn if you might have prediabetes.

Prediabetes is a condition that affects 96 million Americans – or 1 in 3 people – and it means that a person’s blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough yet for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Men are more likely to have prediabetes than women, which means it’s important for you to know your risk – and for your buddies to know their risk too. The good news is prediabetes can often be reversed with a healthier diet and more physical activity.

To take the 1-minute test, visit You’ll be asked a few simple questions about your health, such as how active you are, whether you have a family history of diabetes, and how much you weigh. Then the website will tally your points and tell you whether you’re likely to have prediabetes and be at high risk for type 2 diabetes.

Of course, if you find out you have a high-risk score, you’ll want to make that appointment with your doctor. But for now, just taking the test can let you know where you stand.

If you do have prediabetes, your doctor might refer you to a program like Streu’s Pharmacy’s Diabetes Prevention Program, a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program.

This month is for you! Take the one-minute prediabetes risk test at And tell a buddy or two to do the same.