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Today is World Diabetes Day. The EU commissioner made an important statement

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published Nov. 14, 2023 08:00

Today is World Diabetes Day. The EU commissioner made an important statement - Header image
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- More than 32 million people in the EU currently suffer from diabetes, or one in ten adults, regardless of their background. Even more alarming is the fact that this number has doubled in the last decade alone, said EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides.

"We need to do more to respond to this chronic burden on people's health, quality of life and health systems in general. That's why the Commission is working hard to strengthen the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and reduce health inequalities across the EU. Prevention is always better than cure, which is why we are focusing on measures to intervene at an early stage and detect symptoms as soon as possible," the statement reads.

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