Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
- Prevention of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle intervention in an Australian primary health care setting: Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention ProjectTiina Laatikainen
Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria, 3280, Australia
BMC Public Health 7:249. 2007..Randomised controlled trials demonstrate a 60% reduction in type 2 diabetes incidence through lifestyle modification programmes. The aim of this study is to determine whether such programmes are feasible in primary health care...
- Experience with breast cancer, pre-screening perceived susceptibility and the psychological impact of screeningPilvikki Absetz
Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Psychooncology 12:305-18. 2003..Besides medical risk factors, women's own perceptions of susceptibility should be discussed during the screening process...
- Type 2 diabetes prevention in the "real world": one-year results of the GOAL Implementation TrialPilvikki Absetz
Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FI 00300 Helsinki, Finland
Diabetes Care 30:2465-70. 2007..We report on the program's effectiveness as well as findings related to the program's reach, adoption, and implementation...
- [Psychological advantages and disadvantages of mammography screenings]Pilvikki Absetz
Kansanterveyslaitos, , 00300 Helsinki
Duodecim 119:2138-44. 2003
- Type 2 diabetes prevention in the real world: three-year results of the GOAL lifestyle implementation trialPilvikki Absetz
National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
Diabetes Care 32:1418-20. 2009..6 kg), BMI (-0.5 +/- 2.1 kg/m(2)), and serum total cholesterol (-0.4 +/- 1.1 mmol/l). CONCLUSIONS Maintenance of risk reduction in this "real world" trial proves the intervention's potential for significant public health impact...
- Socioeconomic status and psychosocial mechanisms of lifestyle change in a type 2 diabetes prevention trialNelli Hankonen
Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
Ann Behav Med 38:160-5. 2009..Little is known about psychosocial mechanisms that may underlie differences in lifestyle change between socioeconomic groups...
- The dilemma of patient responsibility for lifestyle change: perceptions among primary care physicians and nursesPiia Jallinoja
National Public Health Institute, Finland
Scand J Prim Health Care 25:244-9. 2007..To explore physicians' and nurses' views on patient and professional roles in the management of lifestyle-related diseases and their risk factors...
- Predicting changes in lifestyle and clinical outcomes in preventing diabetes: the Greater Green Triangle Diabetes Prevention ProjectTiina Laatikainen
Division of Welfare and Health Promotion, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
Prev Med 54:157-61. 2012..To analyse how psychosocial determinants of lifestyle changes targeted in the Greater Green Triangle Diabetes Prevention Project conducted in Southeast Australia in 2004-2006 predict changes in dietary behaviour and clinical risk factors...
- Health psychological theory in promoting population health in PÃ¤ijÃ¤t-HÃ¤me, Finland: first steps toward a type 2 diabetes prevention studyAntti Uutela
Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute (KTL, Finland
J Health Psychol 9:73-84. 2004....
- Repertoires of lifestyle change and self-responsibility among participants in an intervention to prevent type 2 diabetesPiia Jallinoja
Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
Scand J Caring Sci 22:455-62. 2008..For a major part of intervention participants, lifestyle change is characterized as a constant struggle and hence interventions should plan the continuation of a support system...
- Negotiation over self-control and activity: an analysis of balancing in the repertoires of Finnish healthy lifestylesPia M Pajari
Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute Kansanterveyslaitos, Mannerheimintie 166, Helsinki 00300, Finland
Soc Sci Med 62:2601-11. 2006..Encouraging people to specify the meaning and content of moderation in their personal lives could provide a new perspective for health education and health promotion...
- Health coaching by telephony to support self-care in chronic diseases: clinical outcomes from The TERVA randomized controlled trialKristiina Patja
National Institute of Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
BMC Health Serv Res 12:147. 2012..The aim was to evaluate the effect of a 12-month individualized health coaching intervention by telephony on clinical outcomes...
- Effects of a healthy food supply intervention in a military setting: positive changes in cereal, fat and sugar containing foodsClarissa M L Bingham
Health Behavior and Health Promotion Unit, Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:91. 2012..This study assesses the effects in conscripts' eating habits in an intervention targeting the supply of healthy foods available in the military setting...
- Rural-urban differences in health and health behaviour: a baseline description of a community health-promotion programme for the elderlyMikael Fogelholm
The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
Scand J Public Health 34:632-40. 2006....
- Prevention of type 2 diabetes in a primary health care setting. Interim results from the Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention ProjectAnnamari Kilkkinen
Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:460-2. 2007..Our results suggest that the present model is effective and feasible to carry out in primary care settings...