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Perinatal and Family Risk Factors for Hodgkin Lymphoma in Childhood Through Young Adulthood

Casey Crump ) Kristina Sundquist Weiva Sieh Marilyn A. Winkleby Jan Sundquist American Journal of Epidemiology The Author 2012. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Johns Hopkins ... , Lund University, Malm, Sweden (Kristina Sundquist, Jan Sundquist); Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, California (Weiva Sieh); and Stanford Prevention Research

Sexual dysfunction in Assyrian/Syrian immigrants and Swedish-born persons with type 2 diabetes

Kristina Sundquist 1 3 0 Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University , SE −106 91 Stockholm , Sweden 1 Center for Primary Health Care Research, Region Skåne/Lund University , CRC, hus 28, plan 11, Jan

Effect of autoimmune diseases on incidence and survival in subsequent multiple myeloma

Background Patients with many types of autoimmune diseases (AIDs) are at an increased risk of cancer, which may depend on underlying dysregulation of the immune system or treatment. We systematically analyzed myeloma risk and survival in patients diagnosed with 33 different AIDs. Methods Data on patients with AIDs were retrieved from the Swedish Hospital Discharge Register and were ...

Levelling off of prevalence of obesity in the adult population of Sweden between 2000/01 and 2004/05

Jan Sundquist 0 Sven-Erik Johansson 0 Kristina Sundquist 0 0 Deparment of Clinical Science, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University , Malmo , Sweden Background: The escalating

A healthy diet with and without cereal grains and dairy products in patients with type 2 diabetes: study protocol for a random-order cross-over pilot study - Alimentation and Diabetes in Lanzarote -ADILAN

Background Research on the role of nutrition in type 2 diabetes has largely focused on macro/micronutrient composition and dietary fiber intake, while fewer studies have tested the effects of differing food choice. Some observational studies and short-term intervention studies suggest that a food pattern mimicking the diet with which humans evolved positively influences glucose ...

Risk of Diabetes Among Young Adults Born Preterm in Sweden

OBJECTIVE Previous studies have suggested that preterm birth is associated with diabetes later in life. These studies have shown inconsistent results for late preterm births and have had various limitations, including the inability to evaluate diabetic outpatients or to estimate risk across the full range of gestational ages. Our objective was to determine whether preterm birth is ...

Risk of Hypertension Among Young Adults Who Were Born Preterm: A Swedish National Study of 636,000 Births

Casey Crump ) Marilyn A. Winkleby Kristina Sundquist Jan Sundquist American Journal of Epidemiology The Author 2011. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ... Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo , Sweden (Kristina Sundquist, Jan Sundquist). This work was supported by grants from the National Institute of Child Health and Human

Perinatal and Family Risk Factors for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Early Life: A Swedish National Cohort Study

Background The incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in early life has increased in recent decades, but the relevant risk factors remain largely unknown. We examined perinatal and family risk factors for NHL in childhood through young adulthood.

Effect of a primary health-care-based controlled trial for cardiorespiratory fitness in refugee women

Sundquist 0 2 0 Center for Primary Health Care Research, CRC, Lund University , Malmö , Sweden 1 Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Physiotherapy, Karolinska Institutet

Study protocol: a multi-professional team intervention of physical activity referrals in primary care patients with cardiovascular risk factors—the Dalby lifestyle intervention cohort (DALICO) study

Background The present study protocol describes the trial design of a primary care intervention cohort study, which examines whether an extended, multi-professional physical activity referral (PAR) intervention is more effective in enhancing and maintaining self-reported physical activity than physical activity prescription in usual care. The study targets patients with newly ...

Familial Risks for Type 2 Diabetes in Sweden

KARI HEMMINKI PHD XINJUN LI PHD KRISTINA SUNDQUIST PHD JAN SUNDQUIST PHD E p i d e m i o l o g y / H e a l t h OBJECTIVE - Our aim was to characterize familial risks for type 2 diabetes by the type

High prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Iraqi and Swedish residents in a deprived Swedish neighbourhood - a population based study

Background Immigrants from the Middle-East are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D). The aim of the present survey was to measure, in a single deprived neighbourhood, the prevalence rates of impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and T2D in residents originating from Iraq and to compare them to those in residents born in Sweden. An additional ...

Physical activity, exercise and self-rated health: a population-based study from Sweden

read and approved the final manuscript. Acknowledgements This work was supported by grants to Dr Kristina Sundquist from the Swedish Research Council (K2005-27X-15428-01A), the Swedish Council for

Socio-economic status and overall and cause-specific mortality in Sweden

Background Previous studies have reported discrepancies in cause-specific mortality among groups of individuals with different socio-economic status. However, most of the studies were limited by the specificity of the investigated populations and the broad definitions of the causes of death. The aim of the present population-based study was to explore the dependence of disease ...

Risk of obesity in immigrants compared with Swedes in two deprived neighbourhoods

Background Despite a strong social gradient in the prevalence of obesity, there is little scientific understanding of obesity in people settled in deprived neighbourhoods. Few studies are actually based on objectively measured data using random sampling of residents in deprived neighbourhoods. In addition, most studies use a crude measure, the body mass index, to estimate obesity. ...

Sickness absence poses a threat to the Swedish Welfare State: a cross-sectional study of sickness absence and self-reported illness

Background The increasing cost of public social sickness insurance poses a serious economic threat to the Swedish welfare state. In recent years, expenditures for social insurance in general, as well as social sickness insurance in particular, have risen steeply in Sweden. This cross-sectional study analyzed the association between sickness absence (SA) and self-reported reduced ...

Dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Sweden and Iran a cross-sectional comparative study

Background During the last decades, global migration has increased and many immigrant groups have a higher prevalence than the native born population of several cardiovascular disease risk factors, including poor dietary habits. However, it is uncertain if dietary habits in immigrant populations reflect dietary habits in their country of origin or if the current diet is a ...

The clinical diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease – reuse of electronic medical record data from 189 patients visiting a Swedish university hospital emergency department

Background The pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) diagnosis is mostly based on clinical findings. However, few studies have examined the clinical basis for the diagnostics of PID, which was the aim of this study. Methods A retrospective study was performed of 189 out-patients diagnosed as having PID at the obstetric and gynecological emergency department of a Swedish university ...

Self-rated health, symptoms of depression and general symptoms at 3 and 12 months after a first-ever stroke: a municipality-based study in Sweden

Background Self-rated health is an important indicator of quality of life as well as a good predictor of future health. The purpose of the study was to follow up the self-rated health and the prevalence of symptoms of depression and general symptoms in a population of first-ever stroke patients 3 and 12 months after stroke. Methods All patients surviving their first-ever stroke and ...

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Environment and Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease: A Follow-up Study of 25,319 Women and Men in Sweden

In this study, the authors examined whether neighborhood socioeconomic environment predicted incident coronary heart disease after adjustment for individual-level characteristics. A random sample of the Swedish population (25,319 women and men aged 35–74 years) was interviewed between 1986 and 1993 and was followed through December 1997 for incident coronary heart disease (1,189 ...