Carl Johan Östgren

Carl Johan Östgren

Professor

My wish is to find better risk markers for cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes than is available today. Another aim with my research is to better be able to individualize treatment to counter complications from diabetes.

Improved tools for assessing cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes and in the general population

My research is primarily confined to two studies; Cardiovascular Risk factors in type 2 Diabetes - a Prospective cohort in primary care (CARDIPP) and the Swedish Cardiopulmonary Study (SCAPIS) where I have the role of principal investigator (PI) at Linköping University. In the CARDIPP cohort study the collection of data is completed and in SCAPIS the data collection is currently starting.

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2021

Kjell Toren, Linus Schioler, Anne Lindberg, Anders Andersson, Annelie F. Behndig, Goran Bergstrom, Anders Blomberg, Kenneth Caidahl, Jan Engvall, Maria J. Eriksson, Viktor Hamrefors, Christer Janson, David Kylhammar, Eva Lindberg, Anders Linden, Andrei Malinovschi, Lennart Persson, Martin Sandelin, Jonas Eriksson Strom, Hanan Tanash, Jenny Vikgren, Carl Johan Östgren, Per Wollmer, C. Magnus Skold (2021) The ratio FEV1/FVC and its association to respiratory symptoms-A Swedish general population study Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging , Vol. 41 , s. 181-191 Continue to DOI

2020

Andrei Malinovschi, Xingwu Zhou, Bjorn Bake, Goran Bergstrom, Anders Blomberg, Jonas Brisman, Kenneth Caidahl, Gunnar Engstrom, Maria J. Eriksson, Andreas Frolich, Christer Janson, Kjell Jansson, Jenny Vikgren, Anne Lindberg, Robert Linder, Maria Mannila, Hans L. Persson, C. Magnus Skold, Kjell Toren, Carl Johan Östgren, Per Wollmer, Jan Engvall (2020) Assessment of Global Lung Function Initiative (GLI) reference equations for diffusing capacity in relation to respiratory burden in the Swedish CArdioPulmonary bioImage Study (SCAPIS) European Respiratory Journal , Vol. 56 Continue to DOI

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2021

Kjell Toren, Linus Schioler, Anne Lindberg, Anders Andersson, Annelie F. Behndig, Goran Bergstrom, Anders Blomberg, Kenneth Caidahl, Jan Engvall, Maria J. Eriksson, Viktor Hamrefors, Christer Janson, David Kylhammar, Eva Lindberg, Anders Linden, Andrei Malinovschi, Lennart Persson, Martin Sandelin, Jonas Eriksson Strom, Hanan Tanash, Jenny Vikgren, Carl Johan Östgren, Per Wollmer, C. Magnus Skold (2021) The ratio FEV1/FVC and its association to respiratory symptoms-A Swedish general population study Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging , Vol. 41 , s. 181-191 Continue to DOI

2020

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I am Medical Editor with the Journal of the Swedish Medical Association where I represent General Practice

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