Immunology of type 1 diabetes

We study the immunological dysfunctions in human type 1 diabetes by utilizing samples from well-characterized Finnish clinical cohorts and by using state-of-the-art biomedical methodology

Diabetes and Heart Disease Research Unit

Diabetes and Heart Disease Research Unit is focusing mainly on
- genetic studies of type 2 diabetes,
- congenital hyperinsulinemia,
- early onset atherosclerosis and
- inherited heart diseases (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy).

The le...

Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition Therapy

Our research is based on randomized controlled dietary inervention studies examining the effects of nutrients, diet and lifestyle on metabolism and risk of non-communicable diseases. We concentrate on the health effects of the quality of dietary fat, dietary fiber and dietary patterns. Lately, we...

Kirsikka Aittola

Early Stage Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

StopDia

Stop Diabetes (StopDia) is a wide multidisciplinary research project aiming to prevent type 2 diabetes via actions on both individual and environmental level. The research project develops a model of the best strategies for the Finnish society and health care system and provides information on co...

IDDP

IDDP -intervention, dietary, diabetes and pregnancy -research is a randomized controlled trial that studies the effect of a dietary intervention on gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes in pregnant women with overweight or obesity. The study is aiming to develop dietary counseling on m...

T2D-Data

Data-based solutions for prevention of type 2 diabetes

Nutritional epidemiology research group

Our research concentrates on the investigation of associations between dietary factors and risk of major chronic diseases and their risk factors, utilizing both population studies and clinical trials in humans.