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Fedtstoffernes betydning for forebyggelse af hjerte-kar-sygdom i Danmark

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  1. Multidisciplinær håndtering af svær jernforgiftning som følge af suicidalforsøg

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  2. Erythropoietin as possible treatment of brain diseases

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  3. Oxygen under tryk som behandling

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  4. Comparison between temporal and rectal temperature measurement

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  5. Definition, pathology and pathogenesis of osteoarthritis

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  1. Genome-wide association and Mendelian randomisation analysis provide insights into the pathogenesis of heart failure

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  2. Coffee intake protects against symptomatic gallstone disease in the general population: a Mendelian randomization study

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  3. Polygenic predisposition to breast cancer and the risk of coronary artery disease

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  4. Subsequent Event Risk in Individuals With Established Coronary Heart Disease

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In Denmark death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) has decreased, mainly due to a 72% reduction since 1990 in death from ischaemic heart disease from reduced smoking, elimination of industrial trans fatty acids in the diet, and more effective medical treatment. Replacement of saturated fat by carbohydrate and/or n-6 polyunsaturated fat may increase CVD, but it is reduced by substitution with n-3 fats, monounsaturated fat, or low glycaemic index carbohydrates. Despite a high saturated fat content dark chocolate and cheese may reduce CVD and diabetes risk and eggs may be neutral, and less restrictive dietary recommendations are indicated.

Translated title of the contributionEffect of fats on cardiovascular disease prevention in Denmark.
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for læger [online]
Volume176
Issue number19
ISSN1603-6824
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2014

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