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Improved diagnostic accuracy for hypertension
(Turun yliopisto, 2020-06-27)
Practical and accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement techniques are needed to ensure adequate diagnostics and treatment of hypertension. Recently, novel monitors have appeared on the market including timer-equipped home ...
Novel aspects of insulin resistance: focus on the brain. Studies using positron emission tomography
We are currently facing a global epidemic of obesity, which poses a great challenge for the global health. Insulin resistance is the common soil that links obesity and type 2 diabetes. Whereas most lifestyle interventions ...
Regulators of central and peripheral insulin sensitivity in humans
(Turun yliopisto, 2020-08-21)
Insulin, secreted by pancreatic β-cells, has a preeminent role in regulating metabolism in virtually all tissues. Highly conserved through evolution, intracellular insulin signaling pathways are tightly regulated, but have ...
Childhood socioeconomic status and cardiometabolic health in adulthood - The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
(Turun yliopisto, 2020-10-30)
The association of conventional childhood and adulthood cardiometabolic risk factors and adulthood socioeconomic status with adulthood cardiometabolic health is well-established. However, the association between childhood ...
Nutritional determinants & cardiometabolic risk outcomes in children and adolescents with obesity
(Turun yliopisto, 2020-11-20)
Total energy intake, physical activity, body size and body composition determine total energy expenditure. An imbalance between total energy intake and total energy expenditure causes obesity. Overweight and obesity remains ...