Kari Johansson

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pregnancy weight gain by gestational age and BMI in Sweden: a population-based cohort study
    Kari Johansson
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Clinical Epidemiology Unit and
    Am J Clin Nutr 103:1278-84. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Does disease activity at the start of biologic therapy influence health care costs in patients with RA?
    Kari Johansson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 54:1472-7. 2015
  3. pmc Risk of symptomatic gallstones and cholecystectomy after a very-low-calorie diet or low-calorie diet in a commercial weight loss program: 1-year matched cohort study
    K Johansson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:279-84. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Maternal predictors of birthweight: The importance of weight gain during pregnancy
    Kari Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital HS, SE 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 1:223-90. 2007
  5. pmc Effect of a very low energy diet on moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnoea in obese men: a randomised controlled trial
    Kari Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 339:b4609. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Discontinuation due to adverse events in randomized trials of orlistat, sibutramine and rimonabant: a meta-analysis
    K Johansson
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Unit, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 10:564-75. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Long-term changes in blood pressure following orlistat and sibutramine treatment: a meta-analysis
    K Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 11:777-91. 2010
  8. pmc Longer term effects of very low energy diet on obstructive sleep apnoea in cohort derived from randomised controlled trial: prospective observational follow-up study
    Kari Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, SE 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 342:d3017. 2011
  9. pmc Weight loss and dropout during a commercial weight-loss program including a very-low-calorie diet, a low-calorie diet, or restricted normal food: observational cohort study
    Erik Hemmingsson
    Department of Medicine Obesity Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:953-61. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of pregnancy after bariatric surgery
    Kari Johansson
    From the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Solna K J, S C, N R, Y T L, F G, O S, M N, and the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Women s and Children s Health O S, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Department of Surgery, Orebro University, Örebro I N all in Sweden
    N Engl J Med 372:814-24. 2015

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Pregnancy weight gain by gestational age and BMI in Sweden: a population-based cohort study
    Kari Johansson
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Clinical Epidemiology Unit and
    Am J Clin Nutr 103:1278-84. 2016
    ..However, existing charts are few in number, were based on small sample sizes, and were not population based...
  2. doi request reprint Does disease activity at the start of biologic therapy influence health care costs in patients with RA?
    Kari Johansson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 54:1472-7. 2015
    ..To investigate whether disease activity at baseline influences health care costs in patients with RA initiating biologic treatment...
  3. pmc Risk of symptomatic gallstones and cholecystectomy after a very-low-calorie diet or low-calorie diet in a commercial weight loss program: 1-year matched cohort study
    K Johansson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:279-84. 2014
    ..Concern exists regarding gallstones as an adverse event of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs; <800 kcal per day)...
  4. doi request reprint Maternal predictors of birthweight: The importance of weight gain during pregnancy
    Kari Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital HS, SE 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 1:223-90. 2007
    ..To investigate the importance of maternal weight gain during pregnancy as a predictor of birthweight...
  5. pmc Effect of a very low energy diet on moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnoea in obese men: a randomised controlled trial
    Kari Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 339:b4609. 2009
    ..Participants 63 obese men (body mass index 30-40, age 30-65 years) with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea (apnoea-hypopnoea index (AHI) >or=15), treated with continuous positive airway pressure...
  6. doi request reprint Discontinuation due to adverse events in randomized trials of orlistat, sibutramine and rimonabant: a meta-analysis
    K Johansson
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Unit, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 10:564-75. 2009
    ..Given the large number of patients eligible for treatment, the low NNH for rimonabant is a concern...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term changes in blood pressure following orlistat and sibutramine treatment: a meta-analysis
    K Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 11:777-91. 2010
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  8. pmc Longer term effects of very low energy diet on obstructive sleep apnoea in cohort derived from randomised controlled trial: prospective observational follow-up study
    Kari Johansson
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, SE 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 342:d3017. 2011
    ..To determine whether initial improvements in obstructive sleep apnoea after a very low energy diet were maintained after one year in patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea...
  9. pmc Weight loss and dropout during a commercial weight-loss program including a very-low-calorie diet, a low-calorie diet, or restricted normal food: observational cohort study
    Erik Hemmingsson
    Department of Medicine Obesity Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:953-61. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of commercial weight-loss programs consisting of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) and low-calorie diets (LCDs) is unclear...
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of pregnancy after bariatric surgery
    Kari Johansson
    From the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Solna K J, S C, N R, Y T L, F G, O S, M N, and the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Women s and Children s Health O S, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Department of Surgery, Orebro University, Örebro I N all in Sweden
    N Engl J Med 372:814-24. 2015
    ..The risks of these outcomes among women who have undergone bariatric surgery are unclear...
  11. pmc Effects of anti-obesity drugs, diet, and exercise on weight-loss maintenance after a very-low-calorie diet or low-calorie diet: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Kari Johansson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit KJ and MN and the Obesity Center EH, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:14-23. 2014
    ..Weight-loss maintenance remains a major challenge in obesity treatment...
  12. doi request reprint Trends in self-reported BMI and prevalence of obesity 2002-10 in Stockholm County, Sweden
    Kristian Neovius
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 23:312-5. 2013
    ..Trends in obesity have been reported to level off in several Western countries. The aim of this study was to investigate trends in body mass index (BMI) and prevalence of obesity between 2002 and 2010 in Stockholm County, Sweden...
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of rehabilitation at home after stroke in southwest Stockholm
    L Widen Holmqvist
    Division of Neurology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Stroke 29:591-7. 1998
    ..The purpose was to evaluate rehabilitation at home after early supported discharge from the Department of Neurology, Huddinge Hospital, for moderately disabled stroke patients in southwest Stockholm...
  14. doi request reprint Obesity status and sick leave: a systematic review
    K Neovius
    Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 10:17-27. 2009
    ..In conclusion, increasing obesity in children and adults is likely to negatively affect future productivity as obesity increases the risk of sick leave, disability pension and death...
  15. doi request reprint Disability pension, employment and obesity status: a systematic review
    K Neovius
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 9:572-81. 2008
    ..Interventions had positive productivity effects in the morbidly obese, but whether this holds for the overweight remains to be proven...
  16. doi request reprint Head-to-head studies evaluating efficacy of pharmaco-therapy for obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Neovius
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 9:420-7. 2008
    ..3-1.4) indicating lower dropout for sibutramine. This information together with an understanding of the clinical properties of each drug should help to guide the prescribing physician in the selection of adequate drug therapy for obesity...
  17. doi request reprint Costs for hospital care, drugs and lost work days in incident and prevalent rheumatoid arthritis: how large, and how are they distributed?
    Jonas K Eriksson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 74:648-54. 2015
    ..To estimate the costs related to hospital care, drug use and work loss in prevalent and incident patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and to describe their distribution...
  18. doi request reprint The Impact of Small for Gestational Age Births in Early and Late Preeclamptic Pregnancies for Preeclampsia Recurrence: a Cohort Study of Successive Pregnancies in Sweden
    Sven Cnattingius
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 30:563-570. 2016
    ..We also studied effects of maternal factors on risks of preeclampsia recurrence...
  19. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity in Swedish primary care and occupational health clinics
    Jan Pettersson
    Obesity Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Facts 1:251-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity in the Swedish primary and occupational health care setting...
  20. doi request reprint Long-term weight loss and weight-loss maintenance strategies
    S Rossner
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet HS, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 9:624-30. 2008
    ..This is a standard treatment modality for diabetes but less common in obesity treatment...