T Ronnemaa

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Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Prolonged P wave duration predicts stroke mortality among type 2 diabetic patients with prevalent non-major macrovascular disease
    Teemu Vepsäläinen
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, 20520 Turku, Finland
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:168. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum soluble tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor 2 is elevated in obesity but is not related to insulin sensitivity: a study in identical twins discordant for obesity
    T Ronnemaa
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2728-32. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids, lipoproteins, and lipid metabolizing enzymes in identical twins discordant for obesity
    T Ronnemaa
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:2792-9. 1998
  4. doi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle counselling reduces the clustering of overweight-related cardiometabolic risk factors in adolescents
    M Hakanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 99:888-95. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based twin study of the effects of migration from Finland to Sweden on endothelial function and intima-media thickness
    L Jartti
    Department of Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:832-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Dupuytren's disease in type I diabetic subjects: investigation of biochemical markers of type III and I collagen
    P E Arkkila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:215-9. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors in young children in the STRIP baby project. Special Turku coronary Risk factor Intervention Project for children
    O Simell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turku, Finland
    Ann Med 31:55-61. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers of types I and III collagen and limited joint mobility in type 1 diabetic patients
    P E T Arkkila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Diabetol 40:151-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The 21-year follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study: risk factor levels, secular trends and east-west difference
    M Juonala
    The Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Intern Med 255:457-68. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary flow reserve is reduced in young men with IDDM
    O P Pitkanen
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Diabetes 47:248-54. 1998

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  1. pmc Prolonged P wave duration predicts stroke mortality among type 2 diabetic patients with prevalent non-major macrovascular disease
    Teemu Vepsäläinen
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, 20520 Turku, Finland
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:168. 2014
    ..We evaluated the prognostic significance of prolonged P wave duration among middle-aged Finnish type 2 diabetes patients with and without prevalent non-major macrovascular disease (PNMMVD) with respect to total and stroke mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum soluble tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor 2 is elevated in obesity but is not related to insulin sensitivity: a study in identical twins discordant for obesity
    T Ronnemaa
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2728-32. 2000
    ..Measurement of circulating TNFR2 does not seem to be useful in identifying obese individuals who are insulin resistant...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids, lipoproteins, and lipid metabolizing enzymes in identical twins discordant for obesity
    T Ronnemaa
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:2792-9. 1998
    ..016) in obese co-twins with high AVF. When genetic factors are identical, obesity is associated with an atherogenic lipid profile, especially in subjects with high visceral fat accumulation...
  4. doi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle counselling reduces the clustering of overweight-related cardiometabolic risk factors in adolescents
    M Hakanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 99:888-95. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based twin study of the effects of migration from Finland to Sweden on endothelial function and intima-media thickness
    L Jartti
    Department of Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:832-7. 2002
    ..We conclude that in Finnish monozygous twins the endothelial function is better among the twins that have migrated to a country with lower CHD prevalence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dupuytren's disease in type I diabetic subjects: investigation of biochemical markers of type III and I collagen
    P E Arkkila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:215-9. 2000
    ..To clarify whether biochemical markers of collagen type III and I metabolism show alterations in type I diabetic subjects with Dupuytren's disease (DD) compared to those without DD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors in young children in the STRIP baby project. Special Turku coronary Risk factor Intervention Project for children
    O Simell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turku, Finland
    Ann Med 31:55-61. 1999
    ..We conclude that repeated individualized counselling aiming at reduced consumption of saturated fat combined with regular follow-up is effective and does not restrict the growth of children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers of types I and III collagen and limited joint mobility in type 1 diabetic patients
    P E T Arkkila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Diabetol 40:151-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that synthesis and degradation of types I and III collagen in diabetic subjects with LJM did not differ from those without LJM to reflect changes in the biochemical markers of these proteins...
  9. ncbi request reprint The 21-year follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study: risk factor levels, secular trends and east-west difference
    M Juonala
    The Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Intern Med 255:457-68. 2004
    ..We have collected risk factor data in the 21-year follow-up performed in 2001. The aims of this analysis were to examine the levels, secular trends and east-west difference in risk factors amongst young adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary flow reserve is reduced in young men with IDDM
    O P Pitkanen
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Diabetes 47:248-54. 1998
    ..The results imply early impairment of coronary vascular reactivity in IDDM patients, which may represent an early precursor of future coronary heart disease or may contribute to the pathogenesis of diabetic cardiomyopathy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary plant sterols alter the serum plant sterol concentration but not the cholesterol precursor sterol concentrations in young children (the STRIP Study). Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    A Tammi
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Nutr 131:1942-5. 2001
    ..Relative intestinal absorption of natural plant sterols from the diet in early childhood is similar to that in adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E4 phenotype increases non-fasting serum triglyceride concentration in infants - the STRIP study
    A Tammi
    Cardiorespiratory Research Unit, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520, Turku, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 152:135-41. 2000
    ..Apo E3/4 and apo E4/4 predispose infants to higher values than apo E3/3 phenotype, suggesting that the varepsilon4 allele may increase atherosclerosis risk also via it's effect on postprandial triglyceride metabolism...
  13. ncbi request reprint Resistance to exercise-induced increase in glucose uptake during hyperinsulinemia in insulin-resistant skeletal muscle of patients with type 1 diabetes
    P Peltoniemi
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, P O Box 52, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Diabetes 50:1371-7. 2001
    ..This could be caused by either separate or common defects in exercise- and insulin-stimulated pathways...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nutrition knowledge and food intake of seven-year-old children in an atherosclerosis prevention project with onset in infancy: the impact of child-targeted nutrition counselling given to the parents
    M Rasanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:260-7. 2001
    ..To compare nutrition knowledge and food intake in 7-y-old intervention and control children in an atherosclerosis risk factor intervention trial after 6.5 y of nutrition counselling given to the parents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria predicts stroke and other atherosclerotic vascular disease events in nondiabetic and non-insulin-dependent diabetic subjects
    H Miettinen
    Department of Medicine, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 27:2033-9. 1996
    ..We assessed the relationship between the different degrees of proteinuria at baseline and the incidence of stroke, as well as other atherosclerotic vascular disease events, in a prospective study of nondiabetic and NIDDM subjects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prospective, randomized, infancy-onset trial of the effects of a low-saturated-fat, low-cholesterol diet on serum lipids and lipoproteins before school age: The Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project (STRIP)
    L Rask-Nissila
    Cardiorespiratory Research Unit, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 102:1477-83. 2000
    ..We have now extended the study to children 5 years of age and analyzed fasting blood samples, enabling LDL cholesterol calculations for the first time...
  17. doi request reprint Follow-ups of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study in 2001 and 2007: levels and 6-year changes in risk factors
    J R H Raiko
    Department of Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Intern Med 267:370-84. 2010
    ..To examine cardiovascular risk factor levels in 2007 and their 6-year changes between 2001 and 2007 using the data collected in the follow-ups of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of dietary fat on the nutrient intake and growth of children from 1 to 5 y of age: the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    H Lagstrom
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:516-23. 1999
    ..Excessive decreases in fat intake in young children have been linked with low intakes of energy and nutrients and possible growth failure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Development of overweight in an atherosclerosis prevention trial starting in early childhood. The STRIP study
    M Hakanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:618-26. 2006
    ..Recent data indicate a marked increase in the prevalence of obesity among school-aged children. Thus, efficacious programmes that prevent overweight development in children are urgently needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Babies (STRIP)
    O Simell
    Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine and the Cardiorespiratory Research Unit, University of Turku, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1316S-1331S. 2000
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Neurological development of 5-year-old children receiving a low-saturated fat, low-cholesterol diet since infancy: A randomized controlled trial
    L Rask-Nissila
    Cardiorespiratory Research Unit, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20, 520 Turku, Finland
    JAMA 284:993-1000. 2000
    ..Early childhood introduction of nutritional habits aimed at atherosclerosis prevention is compatible with normal growth, but its effect on neurological development is unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria and metabolic syndrome as predictors of cardiovascular death in non-diabetic and type 2 diabetic men and women
    A Juutilainen
    Department of Medicine, University of Kuopio, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetologia 49:56-65. 2006
    ..Therefore, we investigated proteinuria and the metabolic syndrome as independent predictors of CVD death in men and women...
  23. doi request reprint Migration at early age from a high to a lower coronary heart disease risk country lowers the risk of subclinical atherosclerosis in middle-aged men
    L Jartti
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Intern Med 265:345-58. 2009
    ..In Sweden, CHD risk has been markedly lower than in Finland from where a large migration occurred in the 1970s...
  24. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trends in consumption of vegetables and fruit in Finnish children in an atherosclerosis prevention study (STRIP)
    S Talvia
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:172-80. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E phenotype regulates cholesterol absorption in healthy 13-month-old children--The STRIP Study
    A Tammi
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Res 50:688-91. 2001
    ..We conclude that the young apoE4 children may absorb cholesterol and plant sterols more effectively than the children with apoE 3/3 phenotype without compensatory reduction in endogenous synthesis of cholesterol...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake of 1 to 5-year-old children: the STRIP project. The Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    T Heino
    Cardiorespiratory Research Unit, University of Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 89:406-10. 2000
    ..To avoid excessive sodium intake in children, dietary counselling should include information about salt use, and food manufacturers should be encouraged to provide more low-sodium products...
  27. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of insulin-stimulated myocardial glucose uptake in patients with Type 2 diabetes treated with rosiglitazone
    K Hallsten
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Finland
    Diabet Med 21:1280-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of rosiglitazone on myocardial glucose uptake in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Placebo and metformin were used as control treatments...
  28. doi request reprint Proteinuria modifies the effect of systolic blood pressure on total and cardiovascular disease mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes
    T Vepsäläinen
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Intern Med 272:611-9. 2012
    ..However, no long-term population-based studies have been reported on the interaction between BP and proteinuria with respect to total and CVD mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intake and indicators of iron and zinc status in children consuming diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol: the STRIP baby study. Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Babies
    H Niinikoski
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Turku, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:569-74. 1997
    ..2 +/- 1.9 and 10.5 +/- 1.6 micromol/L (NS). In conclusion, long-term supervised use of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol did not influence intake or serum indicators of iron and zinc in children...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diabetic complications are associated with liver enzyme activities in people with type 1 diabetes
    P E Arkkila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 52:113-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, diabetic complications such as LJM, retinopathy and neuropathy are associated with liver enzyme activities independent of alcohol consumption, BMI and metabolic control of diabetes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Retinopathy predicts coronary heart disease events in NIDDM patients
    H Miettinen
    Department of Medicine, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Care 19:1445-8. 1996
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Increased aortic intima-media thickness: a marker of preclinical atherosclerosis in high-risk children
    M J Järvisalo
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Circulation 104:2943-7. 2001
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender, apolipoprotein E phenotype and cholesterol-lowering by plant stanol esters in children: the STRIP study. Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    A Tammi
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 91:1155-62. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in young adults. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    N Mattsson
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Intern Med 261:159-69. 2007
    ..We also investigated the secular trend in the metabolic syndrome amongst 24-year-old adults from 1986 to 2001...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sucrose intake since infancy and dental health in 10-year-old children
    S Ruottinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Caries Res 38:142-8. 2004
    ..9 +/- 3.9 and 1.9 +/- 2.5, respectively; p = 0.032). We conclude that a persistently high sucrose intake increases the risk of dental caries in children...
  36. doi request reprint Proteinuria modifies the effects of physical activity on total and cardiovascular disease mortality rates in patients with type 2 diabetes
    T Vepsäläinen
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, Turku, Finland
    Diabetologia 53:1886-9. 2010
    ..However, it is not known whether or not the effects of physical activity on mortality rates depend on the presence of proteinuria in type 2 diabetic patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Visceral fat and psychosocial stress in identical twins discordant for obesity
    J Marniemi
    Research and Development Centre of the Social Insurance Institution, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Intern Med 251:35-43. 2002
    ..Our objectives were to study the association between psychosocial stress, obesity and body fat distribution when genetic factors are identical...
  38. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers of type III and I collagen: association with retinopathy and neuropathy in type 1 diabetic subjects
    P E Arkkila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabet Med 18:816-21. 2001
    ..Collagen deposition may be increased in micro- and macrovascular disease in diabetic subjects. We tested whether biochemical markers of type III and I collagen metabolism are associated with retinopathy and neuropathy in Type 1 diabetes...
  39. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and short-term heart rate variability in young adults. The cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    T Koskinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Diabet Med 26:354-61. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for coronary heart disease in children and young adults
    J S A Viikari
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 93:34-42. 2004
    ..Neurological development of the intervention children at age 5 y was at least as good as that of the control children. Counselling had no effect on children's growth...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lifetime glycaemic exposure predicts reduced coronary vasoreactivity in Type 1 diabetic subjects
    J Sundell
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, FIN 2052 Turku, Finland
    Diabet Med 22:45-51. 2005
    ..We examined the effect of lifetime glycaemic exposure on coronary vasoreactivity in 43 otherwise healthy Type 1 diabetic subjects...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effects of insulin and short-term hyperglycaemia on myocardial blood flow in young men with uncomplicated Type I diabetes
    J Sundell
    Turku PET Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Diabetologia 45:775-82. 2002
    ..We tested whether insulin is able to induce coronary vasodilation in Type I (insulin-dependent) diabetic mellitus patients. Additionally, the effect of short-term hyperglycaemia on myocardial perfusion was studied...
  43. ncbi request reprint Decreased large artery distensibility in borderline hypertension is related to increased in vivo low-density lipoprotein oxidation
    J O Toikka
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 62:301-6. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Large-artery elastic properties in young men : relationships to serum lipoproteins and oxidized low-density lipoproteins
    J O Toikka
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:436-41. 1999
    ..The current study demonstrates for the first time an in vivo association between ox-LDL and arterial elasticity suggesting that oxidative modification of LDL may play a role in the alteration of arterial wall elastic properties...
  45. ncbi request reprint Diabetic background retinopathy is associated with impaired coronary vasoreactivity in people with Type 1 diabetes
    J Sundell
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Diabetologia 47:725-31. 2004
    ..We examined whether diabetic background retinopathy is associated with reduced coronary vasoreactivity in people with Type 1 diabetes...
  46. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and impaired coronary vasoreactivity in young men with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes
    J Sundell
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital, P O Box 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Diabetologia 47:1888-94. 2004
    ..Elevated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) concentrations indicate increased risk of future coronary events. The association between hsCRP and coronary vasoreactivity has not yet been examined in type 1 diabetic subjects...
  47. ncbi request reprint Parental nutrition knowledge and nutrient intake in an atherosclerosis prevention project: the impact of child-targeted nutrition counselling
    M Rasanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Appetite 41:69-77. 2003
    ..However, as nutrition knowledge of the parents correlated poorly with their nutrient intakes, other factors than knowledge appear to influence parental dietary decisions...
  48. doi request reprint Expression of common familial dyslipidemias in early childhood
    J Lapinleimu
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 204:573-9. 2009
    ..Mean of three samples improved the latter prediction to 91%. This showed that if hypercholesterolemic parent's child expressed repeatedly hyper-non-HDL-C, it predicts true dyslipidemia of the child...
  49. ncbi request reprint Leucine 7 to proline 7 polymorphism in the preproneuropeptide Y is associated with birth weight and serum triglyceride concentration in preschool aged children
    M K Karvonen
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:1455-60. 2000
    ..03). The Leu7Pro polymorphism may thus be linked with serum triglyceride concentrations, but not with serum cholesterol concentrations, in gender-specific manner in preschoolers...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evidence for spatial heterogeneity in insulin- and exercise-induced increases in glucose uptake: studies in normal subjects and patients with type 1 diabetes
    P Peltoniemi
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:5525-33. 2001
    ..This implies that an increase in glucose uptake in human skeletal muscle is not a phenomenon, by which each unit increases its glucose uptake by a fixed amount but rather a spatially heterogeneous process...