Search for dissertations about: "Carl Johan Östgren"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Carl Johan Östgren.

  1. 1. Type 2 Diabetes in a Defined Population The Skaraborg Hypertension and Diabetes Project

    Author : Carl Johan Östgren; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Endocrinology; HOMA; primary care; all-cause mortality; Pro12Ala; PPAR-gamma; survival; insulin resistance; beta-cell function; type 2 diabetes; hypertension; secreting systems; diabetology; Endokrinologi; sekretion; diabetologi;

    Abstract : To examine cardiovascular risk factors, glycaemic control and survival in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) treated in primary care, patients with T2DM and a randomised age-stratified sample of men and women aged ≥40 years living in the same community were surveyed 1992-1994. ß–Cell function and insulin resistance were estimated using the Homeostasis Model Assessment (HOMA). READ MORE

  2. 2. Markers of subclinical atherosclerosis and arterial stiffness in type 2 diabetes

    Author : Elsa Dahlén; Carl Johan Östgren; Toste Länne; Fredrik Nyström; Lars Lind; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background: Type 2 diabetes is a common disease with increased mortality and morbidity due to cardiovascular disease (CVD). This thesis is based on three studies that evaluated traditionally used and emerging risk markers to identify individuals with high-risk of developing CVD in middle-aged men and women with type 2 diabetes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk factors in type 2 diabetes with emphasis on blood pressure, physical activity and serum vitamin D

    Author : Pär E:son Jennersjö; Carl Johan Östgren; Fredrik Nyström; Toste Länne; Mai-Lis Hellénius; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : BackgroundType 2 diabetes is a common chronic disease with a two-fold increased risk for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and has an increasing prevalence worldwide. This thesis is based on a study conducted in primary health care in Östergötland and Jönköping, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes : time trends and clinical practice

    Author : Eva Fhärm; Olov Rolandsson; Eva Johansson; Lars Weinehall; Carl-Johan Östgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : diabetes mellitus; cardiovascular disease; effectiveness; epidemiology; guideline adherence; primary health care; risk factor;

    Abstract : Objectives Patients with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including coronary heart disease (CHD), compared to non-diabetics. The lowering of glucose, blood pressure, and plasma lipid levels has been shown to reduce CHD risk, and treatment goals for these risk factors are now part of clinical practice guidelines. READ MORE

  5. 5. Trials of Diets for Treatment of Diabetes : A comparison of diets for treatment of type 2 diabetes, aspects on long and short term effects

    Author : Hans Guldbrand; Fredrik Nyström; Carl Johan Östgren; Staffan Lindeberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dietary intervention; type 2 diabetes; low-carbohydrate diet; blood glucose; blood lipids; insulin; body mass index; quality of life; inflammation; cytokine;

    Abstract : BackgroundType 2 diabetes is a common disease and the prevalence has increased in large parts of the world. In treatment of diabetes the type of diet is of great importance considering metabolic factors such as glucose level and blood lipids. READ MORE