Dorthe Dalstrup Jakobsen

Cand.scient, PhD student (enrolled 2020)

Deparment: Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus, Aarhus University Hospital
Main supervisor: Jens Meldgaard Bruun

Research Area

  • Children, youth and pregnancy
  • Nutrition, obesity and lipid metabolism

Research description

  • Childhood Obesity – Prevention of diabetes through changed Eating Patterns (The COPE-study)
    I investigate the associations between nutrition and childhood obesity to prevent overweight and type-2-diabetes in adulthood. In a multi-component setting (Julemærkehjem) I investigate whether a high-protein diet compared with a low-protein diet more effectively will induce weight loss (a reduction in BMI-SDS) or support weight loss maintenance in children with overweight or obesity.

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