Search for dissertations about: "Monika Svanfeldt"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Monika Svanfeldt.

  1. 1. Perioperative nutrition and insulin resistance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Monika Svanfeldt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Insulin sensitivity; insulin resistance; hyperinsulinaemic normoglycaemic clamps; wholebody glucose kinetics; whole-body protein kinetics; indirect calorimetry; surgery; carbohydrate loading; hypocaloric nutrition; bed rest and TPN;

    Abstract : Surgical trauma induces a catabolic response with development of insulin resistance as a central and wellcharacterised feature. In insulin resistance, the stimulating effect of insulin on peripheral glucose uptake and the suppressing effect of insulin on endogenous glucose release are decreased, resulting in hyperglycaemia. READ MORE