Ulla Rajala

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Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Associations of microalbuminuria and blood pressure with carotid, aortic and femoral atheromatous plaques in elderly Finns
    Ulla Rajala
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Aapistie 1, 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 69:262-71. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Ten-year natural course of habitual snoring and restless legs syndrome in a population aged 61-63 years at the baseline
    Anna Kaisa Juuti
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Sleep Breath 16:639-48. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Association of abnormal glucose tolerance with self-reported sleep apnea among a 57-year-old urban population in Northern Finland
    Anna Kaisa Juuti
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:477-82. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of insulin resistance linked diseases and hair loss in elderly men. Finnish population-based study
    Päivi Hirsso
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Finland
    Cent Eur J Public Health 14:78-81. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Reduction in metabolic syndrome among obese young men is associated with exercise-induced body composition changes during military service
    Maria P Hagnäs
    University of Oulu, Institute of Health Sciences, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 98:312-9. 2012
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life and physical well-being among a 63-year-old cohort of women with androgenetic alopecia; a Finnish population-based study
    Päivi Hirsso
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:49. 2005
  7. pmc Postchallenge glucose, A1C, and fasting glucose as predictors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: a 10-year prospective cohort study
    Henna Cederberg
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Care 33:2077-83. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Low serum adiponectin level as a predictor of impaired glucose regulation and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a middle-aged Finnish population
    Kirsti Jalovaara
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Metabolism 57:1130-4. 2008
  9. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome components among the elderly using three different definitions: a cohort study in Finland
    Tuula Saukkonen
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:29-34. 2012
  10. pmc Limited overlap between intermediate hyperglycemia as defined by A1C 5.7-6.4%, impaired fasting glucose, and impaired glucose tolerance
    Tuula Saukkonen
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Care 34:2314-6. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Associations of microalbuminuria and blood pressure with carotid, aortic and femoral atheromatous plaques in elderly Finns
    Ulla Rajala
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Aapistie 1, 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 69:262-71. 2005
    ..To evaluate the possible associations of microalbuminuria (MA) and blood pressure (BP) with the ultrasonographic manifestations of carotid, aortic and femoral atherosclerosis in 65-year-old Finns...
  2. doi request reprint Ten-year natural course of habitual snoring and restless legs syndrome in a population aged 61-63 years at the baseline
    Anna Kaisa Juuti
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Sleep Breath 16:639-48. 2012
    ..We investigated the prevalence, natural course, and associated risk factors of habitual snoring (HS) and restless legs syndrome (RLS) over a period of 10 years among an aging population from their early sixties to their seventies...
  3. doi request reprint Association of abnormal glucose tolerance with self-reported sleep apnea among a 57-year-old urban population in Northern Finland
    Anna Kaisa Juuti
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:477-82. 2008
    ..We examined the associations between glucose tolerance and sleep apnea in a 57-year-old unselected urban population in Northern Finland, taking into account some determinants of sleep apnea...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of insulin resistance linked diseases and hair loss in elderly men. Finnish population-based study
    Päivi Hirsso
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Finland
    Cent Eur J Public Health 14:78-81. 2006
    ..Such men developing AGA might benefit from attention in medical check-up...
  5. doi request reprint Reduction in metabolic syndrome among obese young men is associated with exercise-induced body composition changes during military service
    Maria P Hagnäs
    University of Oulu, Institute of Health Sciences, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 98:312-9. 2012
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  6. pmc Health-related quality of life and physical well-being among a 63-year-old cohort of women with androgenetic alopecia; a Finnish population-based study
    Päivi Hirsso
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:49. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that not only the mental aspects but also certain physical aspect of women's health, such as insulin resistance, have an important role in the determination of HRQOL among women with hair loss...
  7. pmc Postchallenge glucose, A1C, and fasting glucose as predictors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: a 10-year prospective cohort study
    Henna Cederberg
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Care 33:2077-83. 2010
    ..We assessed A1C, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) as predictors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) at 10 years...
  8. doi request reprint Low serum adiponectin level as a predictor of impaired glucose regulation and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a middle-aged Finnish population
    Kirsti Jalovaara
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Metabolism 57:1130-4. 2008
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that adiponectin may play a role in the pathogenesis of abnormal glucose metabolism...
  9. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome components among the elderly using three different definitions: a cohort study in Finland
    Tuula Saukkonen
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:29-34. 2012
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate the prevalence of MetS and its components in an aging population by using different definitions...
  10. pmc Limited overlap between intermediate hyperglycemia as defined by A1C 5.7-6.4%, impaired fasting glucose, and impaired glucose tolerance
    Tuula Saukkonen
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Care 34:2314-6. 2011
    ..We compared the prevalences and overlap between intermediate hyperglycemia (IH), defined by a hemoglobin A(1c) (A1C) 5.7-6.4%, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Obesity and low-grade inflammation among young Finnish men with early-onset alopecia
    Päivi Hirsso
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Oulu, Finland
    Dermatology 214:125-9. 2007
    ..Previous investigations have revealed an association of androgenetic alopecia (AGA), especially in younger subjects with severe early-onset AGA, with ischemic heart disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Low insulin sensitivity measured by both quantitative insulin sensitivity check index and homeostasis model assessment method as a risk factor of increased intima-media thickness of the carotid artery
    Ulla Rajala
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University Hospital, University of Oulu, Aapistie 1, 90220 Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5092-7. 2002
    ..In multiple regression analysis, the adjusted odds ratio for severe CCA atherosclerosis was 5.7 (95% confidence interval, 2.2-15.1) in subjects in the two lowest tertiles of QUICKI, compared with those in the highest tertile...
  13. doi request reprint Unacylated ghrelin is associated with changes in insulin sensitivity and lipid profile during an exercise intervention
    Henna Cederberg
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 76:39-45. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that an increase in UAG level in response to a long-term exercise programme improves insulin sensitivity and associated lipid profile, independently of weight loss...
  14. ncbi request reprint The relationship of glucose tolerance to sleep disorders and daytime sleepiness
    Anna Kaisa Renko
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, University of Oulu, Oulu 90014, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 67:84-91. 2005
    ..Habitual snoring was associated with T2D and impaired insulin sensitivity. Daytime sleepiness seemed to be linked with depression but not with using sleep medication, IGR and T2D...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hair loss, insulin resistance, and heredity in middle-aged women. A population-based study
    Veikko Matilainen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu and Unit of General Practice, Central University Hospital of Oulu, Finland
    J Cardiovasc Risk 10:227-31. 2003
    ..Polycystic ovarian syndrome is quite common among Caucasian women, and its association with insulin resistance is well documented...
  16. doi request reprint Alcohol Consumption and Binge Drinking in Young Men as Predictors of Body Composition Changes During Military Service
    Maria P Hagnäs
    Center for Life Course Health Research, University of Oulu, Aapistie 5 PO Box 5000, Oulu FIN 90014, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol . 2017
    ..To evaluate the influences of alcohol consumption frequency and binge drinking on changes in the body composition, lifestyle habits and physical fitness of healthy young men during military service...
  17. doi request reprint The association between erectile dysfunction, depressive symptoms and testosterone levels among middle-aged men
    Kadri Suija
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland Oulu Mentalcare Oy, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 42:677-82. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between erectile dysfunction and depressive symptoms and testosterone levels among middle-aged men at the community level...
  18. pmc Insulin resistance and depression: cross sectional study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    BMJ 330:17-8. 2005
  19. doi request reprint Periodontal infection and subclinical atherosclerosis: the role of high-density lipoprotein as a modifying factor
    Pekka Ylöstalo
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Periodontol 37:617-24. 2010
    ..The purpose was to study the relation between periodontal infection and subclinical atherosclerosis, and whether this relation is dependent on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association between impaired glucose tolerance and soluble CD40 ligand: a 15-year prospective cohort study
    Hannamari Linna
    Center for Life Course Epidemiology, University of Oulu, 5000, 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 28:1243-1249. 2016
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess soluble CD40 Ligand (sCD40L) levels in relation to impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) at population level...
  21. doi request reprint Unacylated ghrelin is associated with changes in body composition and body fat distribution during long-term exercise intervention
    Henna Cederberg
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:243-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that exercise-associated increase in UAG level is associated with weight loss, favorable changes in body composition, and body fat distribution...
  22. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of videoconferencing in lifestyle group counselling
    Jaana Laitinen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Aapistie 1, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:500-11. 2010
    ..5-hour each at 2-week intervals from baseline, and the session 5 at 6 months) performed by videoconferencing (VC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of alopecia and its association with cardiovascular disease in the Finnish male population age 25-74 years; results from the Finrisk 2002 study
    Päivi Hirsso
    Eur J Dermatol 17:93-4. 2007