Håkan Bergh

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BACKGROUND In Sweden social security is a means-tested financial allowance. The Social Services Act states that an individual is entitled to financial support when his/her needs are not met in any other way. The aim of the present study was to analyse the prevalence and impact of various illness factors and symptoms in social security recipients compared to(More)
BACKGROUND Sublingual varices have earlier been related to ageing, smoking and cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to investigate whether sublingual varices are related to presence of hypertension. METHODS In an observational clinical study among 431 dental patients tongue status and blood pressure were documented. Digital photographs of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this project was to compare an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) partly performed in the patient's home (OGTTh) with a clinic-obtained OGTT with regard to the ability of the tests to identify patients with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM-2). DESIGN A method comparison. SETTING The study was(More)
BACKGROUND According to World Health Organization about 75% of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes and 40% of all cases of cancer could be prevented if the risk factors tobacco use, unhealthy diets, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol could be eliminated. Patients often need help in monitoring themselves to make the proper lifestyle(More)
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