Search for dissertations about: "Metabolic Syndrome X"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words Metabolic Syndrome X.

  1. 1. Human body composition. Reference data and anthropometric equations. The metabolic syndrome and risk

    Author : Ingrid Larsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adults; anthropometry; atherosclerotic morbidity; body composition; body fat; cardiovascular disease; DEXA; dual energy x-ray absorptiometry; fat-free mass; FFM; humans; metabolic syndrome; morbidity; mortality; prediction equations; randomly selected sample; reference data; sagittal trunk diameter; TBK; total body potassium; waist circumference;

    Abstract : The determination of body composition is a key to the understanding of the relation between obesity and disease. In order to evaluate body composition data, reference values are needed. Since methods with high validity and reproducibility are expensive and often time consuming, simpler techniques based on anthropometry are needed. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of oxidized LDL and inflammation in the metabolic syndrome, diabetes and atherosclerosis

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Vilborg Sigurdardottir; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; atherosclerosis; ultrasound; C-reactive protein; oxidized low-density lipoprotein; metabolic syndrome; type 2 diabetes; carotid artery; femoral artery; intima-media-thickness; plaque; echogenicity; risk factors;

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  3. 3. Metabolic Risk Factors and Molecular Subtypes of Colorectal Cancer

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Robin Myte; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Colorectal cancer; risk factors; metabolic syndrome; one-carbon metabolism; molecular subtypes; KRAS; BRAF; MSI; molecular pathological epidemiology; Cancer Epidemiology; cancerepidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a heterogeneous disease developing from distinct pathways, resulting in tumor subtypes with large differences in clinical and molecular characteristics. Molecular characteristics are increasingly being used clinically to guide therapy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health in middle-aged women, with emphasis on features of the metabolic syndrome and related markers for diabetes. Women´s Health in the Lund Area Study

    University dissertation from Jonas Lidfeldt, FoUU Primary Health Care, University Hospital Lund, 221 85 Lund

    Author : Jonas Lidfeldt; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Public health; psychosocial.; socio-demographic; metabolic syndrome; Middle-aged women; diabetes;

    Abstract : The aims were to study the biological, socio-demographic and psychosocial health profile in a geographically defined population of middle-aged women, with focus on features of the metabolic syndrome and diabetes, and to study the efficiency of a screening method for high-risk individuals and the outcome of baseline lifestyle advices on the diabetes incidence. All women aged 50-59 years (n=10766) were invited to a screening procedure including questionnaires and laboratory assessments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Atherosclerosis in middle-aged men. A prospective study with focus on factors related to the metabolic syndrome

    University dissertation from Jonas Lidfeldt, FoUU Primary Health Care, University Hospital Lund, 221 85 Lund

    Author : Karin Wallenfeldt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; apolipoproteins; atherosclerosis; C-reactive protein; insulin resistance; intima-media thickness; LDL cholesterol; longitudinal study; metabolic syndrome X; smokeless tobacco; ultrasonography;

    Abstract : The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clustering of cardiovascular disease CVD) risk factors. Pro-spective studies have demonstrated that patients with MetS are about three times more likely to experience CVD events than those without MetS. Up to one third of the adult population seems to be affected worldwide. READ MORE