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Body weight, body size and early cardiovascular disease. Epidemiological studies using Swedish registries
Background: Obesity is a known risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, as well as for atrial fibrillation and heart failure. While overweight and obesity have become increasingly more common in Sweden and ...
Childhood overweight and pubertal timing as predictors of adult cancer in men
Background and Aim Obesity is one of the leading causes of cancer globally. The importance of overweight in childhood for adult cancer risk, independent of overweight status in young adulthood is still unknown. Furthermore, ...
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 ...
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 ...