DIWA - Diabetes and Impaired glucose tolerance in Women and Atherosclerosis development study

SND-ID: EXT 0140

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Göran Bergström - University of Gothenburg, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine

Description

All 64-year old women in the county of Gothenburg were invited to a screening examination including an OGTT. Glucose tolerance was defined for each participant according to the World Health Organization (WHO) criteria. Patients were divided in three sub-groups according to metabolic status and a randomized sample of patients were recruited from each group for a longitudinal follow-up study: diabetes mellitus (n = 220), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT, n = 204) or normal glucose tolerance (NGT, n = 188). Baseline examination was performed between 2002-2004 and follow-up examination in 2007-2009 (mean follow-up 5.5 years).
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Purpose:

The aim of the DIWA-study is to investigate the development of atherosclerosis in women with different degrees of glucose control.
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Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

64-year old women in Gothenburg (2002)

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified

Time period(s) investigated

2002–ongoing

Biobank is connected to the study

Yes

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Gothenburg

Publications

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Fagerberg B, Prahl Gullberg U, Alm R, Nilsson J, Nordin Fredrikson G. Circulating autoantibodies against the apolipoprotein B-100 peptides p45 and p210 in relation to the occurrence of carotid plaques in 64-year-old women. PLoS ONE 2015;10(3): e0120744. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120744
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Bergström G, Fagerberg B, Sallsten G, Lundh T, Barregard L. Is cadmium exposure associated with the burden, vulnerability and rupture of human atherosclerotic plaques? PLOS ONE (in press).

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Dataset
DIWA - Diabetes and Impaired glucose tolerance in Women and Atherosclerosis development study

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Göran Bergström - University of Gothenburg, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine

Time period(s) investigated

2002–ongoing

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2002–2004
  • Source of the data: Population group

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2007–2009
  • Source of the data: Population group
Published: 2014-12-10
Last updated: 2020-01-17