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On Carbohydrate Intake and Dental Status in the Elderly

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Title: On Carbohydrate Intake and Dental Status in the Elderly
Authors: Alstad, Torgny
Issue Date: 11-Nov-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Cariology
Parts of work: I. Alstad T, Österberg T, Rothenberg E, Steen B, Birkhed D. Intake of monosaccharides, sucrose and fibre in the elderly - cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Scand J Nutr (1999) 43:147-52.

II. Alstad T, Österberg T, Steen B, Birkhed D. Intake of lactose, starch and differentfibres in the elderly – a cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Scand J Nutr (2001) 45:25-7.

III. Alstad T, Holmberg I, Österberg T, Steen B, Birkhed D. Patterns of carbohydrate intake - a study of typology, associations and changes over time in an elderly Swedish population. J Nutr Health Aging (2006) 10:401-7.

IV. Alstad T. Better dental status among the elderly is associated with an improved diet - a study of four 70-year-old cohorts between 1971 and 2001. Manuscript.

V. Alstad T, Österberg T, Holmberg I, Birkhed D (2008). Associations between oral sugar clearance, dental caries and related factors among 71-year-olds. Acta Odont Scand accepted 30 July 2008.

Date of Defence: 2008-11-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 november 2008, kl. 13.00, i hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Carbohydrates
Cohort analysis
Dental caries
Dental status
Factor analysis
Graphic interaction model
Oral sugar clearance
Abstract: People’s dental status has the potential to affect dietary intake and, at the same time, diet may affect the health of the dentition. To study the associations, the elderly appear to be an appropriate group and carbohydrates the appropriate nutrients. The aim of the thesis was to explore the associations between intake of carbohydrates and dental status in the elderly. A number of different elderly cohorts in Göteborg (the H70 Studies) have been examined both cross sectionally and longitudinally... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7577-0
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