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Obesity in diabetes. Cardiovascular outcomes and risk factor trajectories
Introduction: The association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality in diabetes is complex and sparsely investigated for cardiovascular (CVD) outcomes. We aimed to investigate these relationships among patients ...
Dietary intake of naturally occurring plant sterols in relation to serum cholesterol and myocardial infarction - Epidemiological studies from Sweden and the UK
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death in the world. High serum level of cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for CVD development. Serum levels of cholesterol can be modified by diet. Generally, ...
The Force of Blood
Aim: The overarching aim of this thesis was to investigate the prevalence, temporal trends and associations to cardiovascular outcomes of blood pressure levels in patients in Västra Götaland. Methods and findings: In Study ...
Women and acute myocardial infarction - studies of symptoms, mortality and prognosis
The primary aim of this thesis was to investigate recent data regarding sex differences in symptoms, mortality and case fatality in coronary heart disease (CHD), with the ultimate aim to increase knowledge about women and ...