Why are men so bad at visiting the doctor?

Kiwi men have an appalling track record when it comes to our health.

Every three hours, one Kiwi man dies from a preventable disease.

Cardiovascular diseases claim a life every 90 minutes and one third of Maori deaths are caused by cardiovascular diseases.

Diabetes is New Zealand's fastest growing health crisis; there are now 40 new diagnoses a day.

Men's Health Week ambassador Dr Lance O'Sullivan spoke to Duncan Garner. 

Watch the video for the full interview.