Marlene Ø. Krag

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Tanzania has made considerable progress towards reducing childhood mortality, achieving a 57% decrease between 1980 and 2011. This epidemiological transition will cause a reduction in the contribution of infectious diseases to childhood mortality and increase in contribution from non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Haemoglobinopathies are amongst the most(More)
The aim of this study was to assess gender differences in mortality and morbidity during 13 follow-up years after 6 years of structured personal care in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. In the Diabetes Care in General Practice (DCGP) multicentre, cluster-randomised, controlled trial (ClinicalTrials.gov registration no. NCT01074762), 1,381 patients(More)
BACKGROUND Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are increasing worldwide. A lack of training and experience in NCDs among public health workers is evident in low- and middle- income countries. METHODS We describe the design and outcomes of applied training in NCD epidemiology and control piloted in Tanzania that included a 2-week interactive course and a(More)
G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) in the membrane of intestinal endocrine cells detect digested nutrients. In a review in this issue, Frank Reimann and Fiona Gribble discuss how GPCRs are the targets for existing glucoselowering therapies, as well as for a number of drugs in the pipeline. They explain how different GPCRs in gut endocrine cells, pancreatic(More)
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