Liisa Hiltunen

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in the development of disturbances in both glucose metabolism and CVD and is intimately related to several difficult-to-measure components of metabolic syndrome (5). In our study, concerning inflammation, IDF criteria did not give any improvement compared with the NCEP or WHO criteria. Instead, among men, the IDF definition tended to be inferior to the(More)
The aim of this study was to describe self-perceived health and symptoms of elderly persons with diabetes mellitus (DM) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and to explore whether there are special symptoms associated with undiagnosed DM or IGT. The study population consisted of community-living northern Finnish persons aged 70 years of over (n=379). Poor(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the possible associations between female androgenetic alopecia (AGA), insulin resistance and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)-linked factors in women. We hypothesized that not only the mental aspects but also certain physical aspect of women's health, such as insulin resistance, have an important role in(More)
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