Kirsi Hannele Pietiläinen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Adipose co-expression networks across Finns and Mexicans identify novel triglyceride-associated genes
    Blake E Haas
    Department of Human Genetics, Gonda Center, Los Angeles, California, 90095 7088, USA
    BMC Med Genomics 5:61. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Agreement of bioelectrical impedance with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and MRI to estimate changes in body fat, skeletal muscle and visceral fat during a 12-month weight loss intervention
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Biomedicum 1, Haartmaninkatu 8, PO Box 700, FIN 00029 HUCH, Finland
    Br J Nutr 109:1910-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Does dieting make you fat? A twin study
    K H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:456-64. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Inaccuracies in food and physical activity diaries of obese subjects: complementary evidence from doubly labeled water and co-twin assessments
    K H Pietiläinen
    Department of Psychiatry, Obesity Research Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:437-45. 2010
  5. doi request reprint HDL subspecies in young adult twins: heritability and impact of overweight
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finnish Twin Cohort Study, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1208-14. 2009
  6. pmc Physical inactivity and obesity: a vicious circle
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:409-14. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of acquired obesity on endothelial function in monozygotic twins
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:826-37. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Acquired obesity increases CD68 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha and decreases adiponectin gene expression in adipose tissue: a study in monozygotic twins
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    M Sc, Obesity Research Unit, Biomedicum Helsinki, C428a, P O Box 700, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2776-81. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Acquired obesity is associated with increased liver fat, intra-abdominal fat, and insulin resistance in young adult monozygotic twins
    Kirsi Hannele Pietiläinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 288:E768-74. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth patterns in young adult monozygotic twin pairs discordant and concordant for obesity
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    The Finnish Twin Cohort Study, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Twin Res 7:421-9. 2004

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Publications12

  1. pmc Adipose co-expression networks across Finns and Mexicans identify novel triglyceride-associated genes
    Blake E Haas
    Department of Human Genetics, Gonda Center, Los Angeles, California, 90095 7088, USA
    BMC Med Genomics 5:61. 2012
    ..Fat is stored in the form of TGs in human adipose tissue. We hypothesized that gene co-expression networks in human adipose tissue may be correlated with serum TG levels and help reveal novel genes involved in TG regulation...
  2. doi request reprint Agreement of bioelectrical impedance with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and MRI to estimate changes in body fat, skeletal muscle and visceral fat during a 12-month weight loss intervention
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Biomedicum 1, Haartmaninkatu 8, PO Box 700, FIN 00029 HUCH, Finland
    Br J Nutr 109:1910-6. 2013
    ..BIA is at its best when assessing the amount or changes in fat mass. It is a useful method for measuring skeletal muscle, but limited in its ability to measure visceral fat...
  3. doi request reprint Does dieting make you fat? A twin study
    K H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:456-64. 2012
    ..To investigate whether the paradoxical weight gain associated with dieting is better related to genetic propensity to weight gain than to the weight loss episodes themselves...
  4. doi request reprint Inaccuracies in food and physical activity diaries of obese subjects: complementary evidence from doubly labeled water and co-twin assessments
    K H Pietiläinen
    Department of Psychiatry, Obesity Research Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:437-45. 2010
    ..To study whether eating or physical-activity (PA) habits differ between obese and non-obese monozygotic (MZ) co-twins independent of genetic effects...
  5. doi request reprint HDL subspecies in young adult twins: heritability and impact of overweight
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finnish Twin Cohort Study, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1208-14. 2009
    ..Overweight associated with significant lipid profile changes, particularly, small HDL3c increased in overweight independent of genetic influences...
  6. pmc Physical inactivity and obesity: a vicious circle
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:409-14. 2008
    ..Physical activity (PA) begins to decline in adolescence with a concomitant increase in weight. We hypothesized that a vicious circle may arise between decreasing PA and weight gain from adolescence to early adulthood...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of acquired obesity on endothelial function in monozygotic twins
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:826-37. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Acquired obesity increases CD68 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha and decreases adiponectin gene expression in adipose tissue: a study in monozygotic twins
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    M Sc, Obesity Research Unit, Biomedicum Helsinki, C428a, P O Box 700, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2776-81. 2006
    ..Both acquired and genetic factors regulate adipose tissue function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acquired obesity is associated with increased liver fat, intra-abdominal fat, and insulin resistance in young adult monozygotic twins
    Kirsi Hannele Pietiläinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 288:E768-74. 2005
    ..55, P = 0.015) but not liver (r = -0.20, P = 0.20) fat. We conclude that acquired obesity is associated with increases in intra-abdominal and liver fat and insulin resistance, independent of genetic factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth patterns in young adult monozygotic twin pairs discordant and concordant for obesity
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    The Finnish Twin Cohort Study, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Twin Res 7:421-9. 2004
    ..Young adulthood represents a critical period of gaining weight irrespective of genetic background in this twin sample...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the tracking of body size from birth to early adulthood
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    University of Helsinki, Department of Public Health, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Res 10:875-84. 2002
    ..This study identified genetic and environmental influences on the tracking of body size from birth to 16 to 18.5 years of age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tracking of body size from birth to late adolescence: contributions of birth length, birth weight, duration of gestation, parents' body size, and twinship
    K H Pietiläinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 154:21-9. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that the intrauterine period has enduring effects on later body size but leave unresolved whether these effects are genetic or environmental...