Torsten E Christensen

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Bone marrow haemosiderin iron was correlated with various laboratory parameters of iron status in order to define a reliable laboratory index of marrow iron stores. Marrow iron, serum iron, plasma transferrin, transferrin saturation, iron absorption, red cell iron incorporation and serum ferritin were measured in 21 non-dialysed, 20 peritoneal dialysed and(More)
INTRODUCTION This retrospective study used data from a primary care database to compare two insulin products in routine clinical practice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in the UK. PATIENTS AND METHODS Records were analyzed for patients with type 2 diabetes who had been initiated on biphasic insulin aspart 30 (BIAsp30) (n=632) or biphasic isophane(More)
In connection with a screening investigation for high blood cholesterol in middle-aged men in general practice in the Municipality of Copenhagen, all participants with cholesterol values greater than or equal to 7.5 mmol/l were given brief advice by their own general practitioner and were invited to come for fasting blood lipid tests approximately ten days(More)
At present, it appears to be probable that both dietary changes and medicinal treatment can reduce the risk of development of coronary disease in middle-aged men with moderately to severely raised blood cholesterol values. Internationally, the limits for cholesterol intervention are considerably lower than in Denmark. Extensive cholesterol screening is,(More)
Gastrointestinal iron absorption was measured by whole body counting in 18 patients on regular peritoneal dialysis. Ten patients received regular oral iron treatment prior to the study (iron treated group), 8 patients did not receive iron treatment (non-iron treated group). Whole body retention 14 days after oral administration of 10 microCi 59Fe together(More)