Lennart Schaper

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OBJECTIVE Adipokines are fat-derived hormones and cytokines with immune-modulating and metabolic properties. Most of them are associated with insulin resistance. The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate circulating levels of adipokines and glucose homeostasis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and to evaluate possible associations(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Data regarding the nutritional status, antioxidant compounds and plasma fatty acid (FA) composition in inactive IBD are conflicting. We compared plasma levels of antioxidants and FA of patients with inactive IBD with active IBD and controls. METHODS Plasma levels of vitamin C, vitamin E, carotenoids, saturated, monounsaturated and(More)
OBJECTIVE This prospective, controlled, and multicentric study evaluated nutritional status, body composition, muscle strength, and quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in clinical remission. In addition, possible effects of gender, malnutrition, inflammation, and previous prednisolone therapy were investigated. METHODS Nutritional(More)
BACKGROUND Morning symptoms associated with COPD have a negative impact on patients' quality of life. Long-acting bronchodilators with rapid onset may relieve patients' symptoms. In the Symptoms and Pulmonary function in the moRnING study, we prospectively compared the rapid onset bronchodilator profile of glycopyrronium (GLY) and tiotropium (TIO) during(More)
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