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Parliamentary questions
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21 May 2015
E-008232-15
Question for written answer E-008232-15
to the Commission
Rule 130
Siôn Simon (S&D)

 Subject:  Obesity
 Answer in writing 

Obesity can lead to many other diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, cancer and joint problems.

With a rising number of people becoming overweight or obese, how is the Commission working across the EU and with Member States to tackle the problem of obesity?

How is the Commission raising awareness of the disease?

And how is the Commission planning to better educate and improve the understanding of overweight or obese people about the support and treatments available to them in order to avoid conditions such as heart disease?

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