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Psychosocial work conditions - cardiovascular disease, perceptions and reactive behavior
The overall aims of this thesis were to improve our understanding of (1) associations between adverse psychosocial work conditions and less explored cardiovascular outcomes, and (2) workers’ perceptions and reactive behaviour ...
The susceptibility to metabolic and proliferative diseases - from genetic predisposition to treatment
Obesity and type 2 diabetes increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Insulin resistance is highly correlated to type 2 diabetes and both obesity and insulin resistance are risk factors for cancer. Bariatric surgery is ...
Biological relevance and prognostic significance of radial artery intima-media thickness
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death both in Sweden and globally. Atherosclerotic vascular changes are considered the major underlying pathology leading to clinical manifestations of CVD, e.g. myocardial ...
High Blood Pressure - Determinants and Risks
Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to study determinants and risks associated with increasing blood pressure categories based on a combination of systolic and diastolic blood pressure ranging from optimal blood pressure ...
Pharmacological Treatment in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Benefits and Risks. Epidemiological Studies from the Swedish National Diabetes Register
Background and Aims: A number of modifiable risk factors – including glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and blood pressure – are important for the prognosis of type 2 diabetes (T2D). ...