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Commissioner

Markos Kyprianou

Presidency of the European Union

Austria 2006 - Presidency of the European Union

Other Non-Communicable Diseases

Other Non-Communicable Diseases

Europe today shows a high prevalence of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and osteoporosis which can be attributable to the interaction of various genetic, environmental and especially lifestyle factors, including smoking, alcohol abuse, unhealthy diets and physical inactivity.