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Investigating the role of Class-1 Phosphoinositide 3 Kinases (PI3Ks) in insulin signaling and obesity
Obesity and obesity related diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, and different types of cancer are leading causes of mortality and morbidity in modern society. However, the mechanism that links obesity ...
Lifestyle intervention in pregnant women with BMI ≥30 – an antenatal care project with personcentered approach
The overall aim of this research was to evaluate whether a structured antenatal lifestyle intervention at primary care level for pregnant women with obesity could impact on maternal, perinatal and child health outcomes. ...
Aspects of heart failure development and prevention in women
Heart failure (HF) is a severe progressive condition. Women more often are older and suffer from heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), contrasting to men who more often are younger and suffer from heart ...
On the effects of obesity treatment
Aim: In this thesis the effects of bariatric surgery in individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) will be assessed as well as the effects of surgery on risk for heart failure (HF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) in individuals ...
A prevention and health promotion programme for persons with overweight in Primary Health Care Patient outcomes and nurses’ experiences in terms of weight, lifestyle, health and risk factors
Background: Primary Healthcare (PHC) is often the first point of contact for patients and thus considered the ideal place to address obesity and lifestyle issues. A weight reduction programme was developed to gain a better ...