Childhood Diabetes

by Knut Dahl-Jørgensen Group

Etiology and prevention of type 1 diabetes and autoimmune diseases:

  1. Diabetes Virus Detection Project (DiViD).
  2. Diabetes Virus Detection and Intervention trial (DiViDInt).
  3. Genetic studies of the importance of copy-number polymorphism in the development of type 1 diabetes.
  4. Viruses, genetics and autoimmunity in thyroiditis. A biopsy study.
  5. Virus in autoimmune diseases.


Diabetes late complications:

  1. Atherosclerosis in Childhood Diabetes – a population-based, prospective study.
  2. Long term vascular changes in type 1 diabetes – Clinical aspects and biological markers – 30 years follow-up of the Oslo Study.
  3. Advanced glycation of proteins and vascular complications in childhood diabetes.
  4. Diabetic nephropathy: Hypertension and microalbuminuria in Norwegian children with type 1 diabetes.


Clinical diabetes:

  1. Collaboration with the Norwegian Childhood Diabetes Registry. A nationwide prospective population-based study for research and quality improvement by means of benchmarking.
  2. Dietary intake, meal pattern and physical activity in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  3. Diabetes in body and mind. The theory of the specific psychological processes in type 1 diabetes.                   
  4. Children and adolescents with diabetes – present state and future possibilities – A population-based study of factors affecting competences and treatment results in children and adolescents with Type I diabetes.
  5. Eating disturbances in childhood diabetes.
  6. Childhood diabetes and celiac disease – a population based study.


Obesity and type 2 diabetes:

  1. Pathways contributing to childhood weight development and overweight in Norway. Sub-study of the Mother and Child National Cohort.