Linda Albinsson

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Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with type 1 as well as type 2 diabetes, and accounts for 40% of end-stage renal disease in the Western world. Familial clustering of DN suggests importance of genetic factors in the development of the disease. In the present study, we performed a two-stage genome-wide scan(More)
The present study describes the opinions of experienced staff providing direct care to patients with dementia in municipal units in Sweden. The focus is mainly on leadership and other organisational factors. A purposeful sample of 31 staff members employed in municipal dementia care in both urban and rural areas in mid-Sweden were selected. Data were(More)
On January 1st, 2006, the Swedish legislation on obtaining DNA reference samples from suspects and the recording of DNA profiles in databases was changed. As a result the number of samples analysed at the Swedish National Laboratory of Forensic Science (SKL) increased from about 4500 in 2005 to more than 25,000 in 2006. To meet this challenge, SKL launched(More)
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