Lill Moll Nielsen

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In labile diabetes mellitus wihout ketoacidosis we have studied plasma prolactin levels and a possible causal connection between fluctuation in blood glucose concentration and plasma prolactin, growth hormone and cortisol levels. The hormone concentrations in plasma and blood glucose concentration were determined at 20 min intervals for a 24 h period in six(More)
PURPOSE To study the short-term reproducibility of lung density measurements by multi-slice computed tomography (CT) using three different radiation doses and three reconstruction algorithms. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-five patients with smoker's emphysema and 25 patients with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency underwent 3 scans at 2-week intervals. Low-dose(More)
AIMS To compare health effects and risk reduction in two different strategies of nutritional counselling in primary health care for patients at high risk of ischaemic heart disease. METHODS In a cluster-randomized trial 60 general practitioners (GPs) in the Copenhagen County were randomized to give nutritional counselling or to refer patients to a(More)
A number of articles concerned with competence to drive motor vehicles under the influence of psychotropic agents were reviewed with the object of assessing the abilities of patients receiving treatment with pain-killing drugs to drive. The majority of psychotropic agents decreased the capacity to drive considerably, when the person concerned is not used to(More)
Even though the clinical efficacy is not well established, theophylline is commonly prescribed as a second or third line drug after inhaled beta 2-agonists and corticosteroids for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The therapeutic index is narrow, and therefore theophylline is often given in a "safe standard dose", e.g. 300 mg(More)
Twenty-five patients suspected of having obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSA) were examined in the medical department. Sixteen patients had OSA. The difference between the two groups are described. The socio-economical consequences of the disease are discussed. Five of the patients remitted because of weight loss. Seven patients were successfully treated(More)
AIM We studied the quality of care for COPD patients in a large sample of general practices in Denmark. We focussed on whether participation by general practitioners (GPs) in an educational programme could enhance the use of spirometry in the diagnosis and staging of the disease and improve adherence to COPD guidelines. METHODS We performed two audit(More)