S M Virtanen

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Food consumption and advanced β cell autoimmunity in young children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes: a nested case-control design
    Suvi M Virtanen
    Unit of Nutrition, Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:471-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Serum fatty acids and risk of advanced beta-cell autoimmunity: a nested case-control study among children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type I diabetes
    S M Virtanen
    Nutrition Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:792-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Maternal food consumption during pregnancy and risk of advanced β-cell autoimmunity in the offspring
    S M Virtanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:95-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Early introduction of root vegetables in infancy associated with advanced ß-cell autoimmunity in young children with human leukocyte antigen-conferred susceptibility to Type 1 diabetes
    S M Virtanen
    Department of Lifestyle and Participation, Nutrition Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 28:965-71. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Maternal dietary fat and fatty acid intake during lactation and the risk of asthma in the offspring
    M Lumia
    Nutrition Unit, Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 101:e337-43. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Intake of vitamin D by Finnish children aged 3 months to 3 years in relation to sociodemographic factors
    M Rasanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1317-22. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Age at introduction of new foods and advanced beta cell autoimmunity in young children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes
    S M Virtanen
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:1512-21. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Maternal intake of vitamin D during pregnancy and risk of advanced beta cell autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes in offspring
    L Marjamäki
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Diabetologia 53:1599-607. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Serum alpha- and gamma-tocopherol concentrations and risk of advanced beta cell autoimmunity in children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes mellitus
    L Uusitalo
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Diabetologia 51:773-80. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Intake of antioxidants during pregnancy and the risk of allergies and asthma in the offspring
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:937-43. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Food consumption and advanced β cell autoimmunity in young children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes: a nested case-control design
    Suvi M Virtanen
    Unit of Nutrition, Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:471-8. 2012
    ..Evidence for the role of food consumption during childhood in the development of β cell autoimmunity is scarce and fragmentary...
  2. doi request reprint Serum fatty acids and risk of advanced beta-cell autoimmunity: a nested case-control study among children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type I diabetes
    S M Virtanen
    Nutrition Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:792-9. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Maternal food consumption during pregnancy and risk of advanced β-cell autoimmunity in the offspring
    S M Virtanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:95-9. 2011
    ..The authors study the association of food consumption during pregnancy and the development of β-cell autoimmunity in the offspring...
  4. doi request reprint Early introduction of root vegetables in infancy associated with advanced ß-cell autoimmunity in young children with human leukocyte antigen-conferred susceptibility to Type 1 diabetes
    S M Virtanen
    Department of Lifestyle and Participation, Nutrition Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 28:965-71. 2011
    ..We set out to study the effects of breastfeeding and age at introduction of supplementary foods on the development of ß-cell autoimmunity...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal dietary fat and fatty acid intake during lactation and the risk of asthma in the offspring
    M Lumia
    Nutrition Unit, Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 101:e337-43. 2012
    ..To explore the association between maternal dietary fat and fatty acid (FA) intake during lactation, and the risk of asthma in the offspring by the age of 5 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intake of vitamin D by Finnish children aged 3 months to 3 years in relation to sociodemographic factors
    M Rasanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1317-22. 2006
    ..To study the total daily intake of vitamin D from food and supplements among Finnish children aged 3 months to 3 years, the dietary sources of vitamin D and the association between vitamin D intake and sociodemographic factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age at introduction of new foods and advanced beta cell autoimmunity in young children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes
    S M Virtanen
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:1512-21. 2006
    ..We set out to study the effects of breastfeeding and of age at introduction of supplementary foods on the development of beta cell autoimmunity...
  8. doi request reprint Maternal intake of vitamin D during pregnancy and risk of advanced beta cell autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes in offspring
    L Marjamäki
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Diabetologia 53:1599-607. 2010
    ..We evaluated the intake of vitamin D by pregnant Finnish women and examined associations between maternal intake of vitamin D and the development of advanced beta cell autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes in their offspring...
  9. doi request reprint Serum alpha- and gamma-tocopherol concentrations and risk of advanced beta cell autoimmunity in children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes mellitus
    L Uusitalo
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Diabetologia 51:773-80. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the associations of serum alpha- and gamma-tocopherol concentrations with the risk of advanced beta cell autoimmunity in children with HLA-conferred genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  10. doi request reprint Intake of antioxidants during pregnancy and the risk of allergies and asthma in the offspring
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:937-43. 2011
    ..The objective was to investigate the association between maternal intake of antioxidants during pregnancy and the risk of asthma, rhinitis and eczema in 5-year-old children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cow's milk consumption, HLA-DQB1 genotype, and type 1 diabetes: a nested case-control study of siblings of children with diabetes. Childhood diabetes in Finland study group
    S M Virtanen
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Diabetes 49:912-7. 2000
    ..However, further studies are needed to assess the possible interaction between genetic disease susceptibility and dietary exposures in the development of this disease...
  12. doi request reprint Diet and weight gain characteristics of pregnant women with gestational diabetes
    M Salmenhaara
    Nutrition Unit, Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1433-40. 2010
    ..To determine if women with gestational diabetes (GD) modify their diet and nutrient intake in late pregnancy and gain more weight during pregnancy compared with women without GD...
  13. doi request reprint Maternal vitamin D intake during pregnancy is inversely associated with asthma and allergic rhinitis in 5-year-old children
    M Erkkola
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:875-82. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Introduction of complementary foods in infancy and atopic sensitization at the age of 5 years: timing and food diversity in a Finnish birth cohort
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Allergy 68:507-16. 2013
    ..To study the associations between timing and diversity of introduction of complementary foods during infancy and atopic sensitization in 5-year-old children...
  15. doi request reprint Are serum α- and β-carotene concentrations associated with the development of advanced beta-cell autoimmunity in children with increased genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes?
    M Prasad
    Nutrition Unit, Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Metab 37:162-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the associations between serum α- and β-carotene concentrations, and the risk of advanced beta-cell autoimmunity, in children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes...
  16. doi request reprint Cow's milk allergy in children: adherence to a therapeutic elimination diet and reintroduction of milk into the diet
    J Tuokkola
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1080-5. 2010
    ..This study aimed at characterizing the diet of children with a diagnosis of CMA, to assess the degree of adherence to the elimination diet and to evaluate the factors associated with the adherence and age of recovery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of diets of diabetic and non-diabetic elderly men in Finland, The Netherlands and Italy
    S M Virtanen
    School of Public Health and Medicine, and Tampere Diabetes Research Center, University of Tampere, and Department of Pediatrics, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:181-6. 2000
    ..To evaluate whether dietary recommendations for subjects with diabetes are met among Finnish, Dutch and Italian elderly men with diabetes, and whether the diets of diabetic and non-diabetic men differ in these three countries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Infant feeding, early weight gain, and risk of type 1 diabetes. Childhood Diabetes in Finland (DiMe) Study Group
    E Hypponen
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Diabetes Care 22:1961-5. 1999
    ..To evaluate whether the increased risk of type 1 diabetes conferred by an early introduction of cow's milk supplements can be mediated by accelerated growth in formula-fed infants...
  19. pmc Two year prospective dietary survey of newly diagnosed children with diabetes aged less than 6 years
    S M Virtanen
    School of Public Health and Medicine, University of Tampere, PO Box 607, FIN 33101 Tampere, Finland
    Arch Dis Child 82:21-6. 2000
    ..Therefore, the diet of young children with diabetes met the dietary recommendations for subjects with diabetes. Only the protein content of the diet was higher than necessary...
  20. doi request reprint Feasibility and compliance in a nutritional primary prevention trial in infants at increased risk for type 1 diabetes
    S M Virtanen
    Nutrition Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 100:557-64. 2011
    ..We describe here the findings on feasibility and compliance from the pilot study...
  21. doi request reprint Dietary intervention in infancy and later signs of beta-cell autoimmunity
    Mikael Knip
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    N Engl J Med 363:1900-8. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that supplementing breast milk with highly hydrolyzed milk formula would decrease the cumulative incidence of diabetes-associated autoantibodies in such children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Obesity, increased linear growth, and risk of type 1 diabetes in children
    E Hypponen
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Diabetes Care 23:1755-60. 2000
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effect of obesity and linear growth on the risk of developing type 1 diabetes in children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neck or shoulder pain and low back pain in Finnish adolescents
    A Vikat
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 28:164-73. 2000
    ..The strong association of psychosomatic symptoms with NSP and LBP suggests that the latter two pain states could be more psychosomatic than nociceptive in character...
  24. ncbi request reprint Changes in food habits in families with a newly diagnosed child with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    S M Virtanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 14:627-36. 2001
    ..In conclusion, family members of a child with DM are willing to change their food habits towards the recommended diet. Dietary advice should be directed to the whole family from the very beginning...
  25. pmc The Trial to Reduce IDDM in the Genetically at Risk (TRIGR) study: recruitment, intervention and follow-up
    H K Akerblom
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Biomedicum Helsinki 2 U, PO Box 20, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetologia 54:627-33. 2011
    ..The Trial to Reduce IDDM in the Genetically at Risk (TRIGR) study was designed to establish whether weaning to a highly hydrolysed formula in infancy subsequently reduces the risk of type 1 diabetes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire for pregnant Finnish women
    M Erkkola
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 154:466-76. 2001
    ..44 (ice cream) to 0.91 (coffee). The authors conclude that the FFQ has an acceptable reproducibility and represents a useful tool for categorizing pregnant women according to their dietary intake...
  27. doi request reprint Dietary acrylamide exposure among Finnish adults and children: the potential effect of reduction measures
    T Hirvonen
    Finnish Food Safety Authority, Risk Assessment Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 28:1483-91. 2011
    ..In conclusions, dietary modifications could have a large impact in decreasing acrylamide exposure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Infant feeding patterns in the Finnish type I diabetes prediction and prevention nutrition study cohort
    M Erkkola
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:107-13. 2005
    ..To investigate infant feeding patterns during the first 2 y and their relation to sociodemographic factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint The Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPAR-gamma2 gene affects associations of fish intake and marine n-3 fatty acids with glucose metabolism
    S K Ylönen
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1432-9. 2008
    ..The design comprises of the cross-sectional analysis...
  30. doi request reprint Serum vitamin E concentrations at 1 year and risk of atopy, atopic dermatitis, wheezing, and asthma in childhood: the PASTURE study
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Allergy 69:87-94. 2014
    ..Prospective studies investigating the role of serum vitamin E concentrations during early life in the development of childhood allergies and asthma are limited...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of information and communication technology and prevalence of overweight and obesity among adolescents
    S Kautiainen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:925-33. 2005
    ..Playing digital games (video, computer and console games), or using computer may be other sedentary behaviors related to the development of overweight and obesity...