Research Group Principal Investigator

    Johan G Eriksson, Professor, Chief physician, MD, DMSc

    Tel.+358 2941 27557
    E-mail: johan.eriksson [at] helsinki.fi

    Institute of Clinical Medicine Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, 407
    P.O. Box 20, Tukholmankatu 8 B 00014 University of Helsinki
    Finland

Diabetes and Obesity Research Program contact information

Postal Address
Research Programs Unit
Diabetes and Obesity
Research Program
P.O.Box 63, Haartmaninkatu 8
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
Finland

Visiting Address
Biomedicum 1
Haartmaninkatu 8
00290 Helsinki

Tel. +358 2941 911 (tel. exchange)
Fax + 358 2941 26382
Email name.lastname [at] helsinki.fi

IDentifying Early Factors In Syndrome X (IDEFIX) - Selected publications

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  • Stock image -Folder Eriksson JG, Lindi V, Uusitupa M, Forsén TJ, Laakso M, Osmond C, Barker DJ. The effects of the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 gene on insulin sensitivity and insulin metabolism interact with size at birth. Diabetes. 2002 Jul;51(7):2321-4  IF 8.889
  • Eriksson JG, Forsen TJ, Osmond C, Barker DJ. Pathways of infant and childhood growth that lead to type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003 Nov;26(11):3006-10.
    IF 7.141
  • Eriksson JG, Forsén T, Tuomilehto J, Osmond C, Barker DJ. Early adiposity rebound in childhood and risk of Type 2 diabetes in adult life.        Diabetologia. 2003 Feb;46(2):190-4.  IF 6.973
  • Hu G, Eriksson J, Barengo NC, Lakka TA, Valle TT, Nissinen A, Jousilahti P, Tuomilehto J. Occupational, commuting, and leisure-time physical activity in relation to total and cardiovascular mortality among Finnish subjects with type 2 diabetes. Circulation. 2004 Aug 10;110(6):666-73. IF 14.429
  • Barker DJ, Osmond C, Forsén TJ, Kajantie E, Eriksson JG. Trajectories of growth among children who have coronary events as adults. N Engl J Med. 2005 Oct 27;353(17):1802-9. IF 53.484
  • Laaksonen DE, Lindström J, Lakka TA, Eriksson JG, Niskanen L, Wikström K, Aunola S, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Laakso M, Valle TT, Ilanne-Parikka P, Louheranta A, Hämäläinen H, Rastas M, Salminen V, Cepaitis Z, Hakumäki M, Kaikkonen H, Härkönen P, Sundvall J, Tuomilehto J, Uusitupa M; Finnish diabetes prevention study. Physical activity in the prevention of type 2 diabetes: the Finnish diabetes prevention study. Diabetes. 2005 Jan;54(1):158-65. IF 8.889
  • Lindström J, Ilanne-Parikka P, Peltonen M, Aunola S, Eriksson JG, Hemiö K, Hämäläinen H, Härkönen P, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Laakso M, Louheranta A, Mannelin M, Paturi M, Sundvall J, Valle TT, Uusitupa M, Tuomilehto J; Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study Group. Sustained reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle intervention: follow-up of the Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study.  Lancet. 2006 Nov 11;368(9548):1673-9. IF 33.633
  • Hovi P, Andersson S, Eriksson JG, Järvenpää AL, Strang-Karlsson S, Mäkitie O, Kajantie E.Glucose regulation in young adults with very low birth weight.
    N Engl J Med. 2007 May 17;356(20):2053-63. IF 53.484
  • Pulizzi N, Lyssenko V, Jonsson A, Osmond C, Laakso M, Kajantie E, Barker DJ, Groop LC, Eriksson JG.Interaction between prenatal growth and high-risk genotypes in the development of type 2 diabetes. Diabetologia. 2009 May;52(5):825-9. IF 6.973
  • Perälä MM, Moltchanova E, Kaartinen NE, Männistö S, Kajantie E, Osmond C, Barker DJ, Valsta LM, Eriksson JG. The association between salt intake and adult systolic blood pressure is modified by birth weight. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Feb;93(2):422-6.  IF 6.606