Search for dissertations about: "waist-to-height ratio"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words waist-to-height ratio.

  1. 1. Overweight and Obesity in Preschool Children : Early Risk Factors and Early Identification

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Annelie Lindholm; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abdominal adiposity; adiposity rebound; body mass index; childhood obesity; childhood overweight; early growth patterns; infancy peak; preschool children; waist-to-height ratio;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity in children has reached epidemic proportions in recent decades, and even the youngest age groups are affected. Excess weight during childhood often follows the child into adulthood and is associated with diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes mellitus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fetma och övervikt i barndomen - tidig identifiering av riskfaktorer

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Josefine Roswall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; childhood obesity; early riskfactors; waist circumference; gut microbiota;

    Abstract : Background: The incidence of childhood obesity is increasing. Many children become obese during preschool years and stay obese, with lifelong health consequences, such as impaired insulin sensitivity. There is growing evidence that factors during intrauterine life and infancy influence the risk of developing obesity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human adipose tissue morphology and function : relation to insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance with focus on pregnancy and women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Henrik Svensson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adipose tissue; Adipocyte; Adipokines; Insulin resistance; Pregnancy; Gestational diabetes mellitus; Type 2 diabetes;

    Abstract : Obesity is a global health problem and affects women of reproductive age. During pregnancy, obesity increases the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), in turn predisposing for type 2 diabetes (T2D). READ MORE