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Diabetes under seven (DU7). Aspects of glycaemic control, hypoglycaemia, nutrition and physical activity in children younger than seven years with type 1 diabetes mellitus
Aim: The aim of this thesis is to elucidate the specific challenges in insulin treatment for children younger than seven years with type 1 diabetes, with a focus on glycaemic control, hypoglycaemia, nutrition and physical ...
Iron deficiency in female adolescent athletes - prevalence, mechanisms and diagnostics
Background: Iron deficiency (ID) is a very common condition and the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. ID mostly affects females, both athletes and non-athletes. Several underlying mechanisms are identified ...
Perceptions and Practices of Cardiovascular Health: A Population Perspective from a Peri-Urban Nepalese Community
Background Global phenomena such as urbanization and individual traits such as health literacy affect people’s exposure and vulnerability to cardiovascular risk factors. Nepal, a low-income South Asian country undergoing ...
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 ...