Position: Senior Consultant, MD, PhD and Post doctor
Place of work: Lipid Clinic, Dep. Of Endocrinology, Morbid obesity and Preventive Medicine, Oslo University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,University of Oslo
Phone: +47 23 03 46 05
Type 2 diabetes and metabolism - Kåre I. Birkeland
Hereditary lipid disorders - Cecilie Wium
Current research focus
DIASA - DIAbetes in South Asians. A Research programme aimed at finding more effective ways to prevent and treat type 2 diabetes in subjects of South Asian ethnicity.
DIPI - Diabetes in Pakistani Immigrants. Type 2 diabetes in young Pakistani and Norwegian patients: comparison of clinical and pathophysiological characteristics including insulin resistance, fat distribution, inflammation and hormonal response to mealtests.
DIVINE - Diabetes Intervention trial with Vitamin d in subjects of sub-Indian and Nordic Ethnicity. Effect of Vitamin D supplementation on insulin resistance, insulin production and glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetic subjects with Vitamin D deficiency.
Lipid metabolism - Participates in several research projects at the Lipid Clinic