Rasmus Møller Jørgensen

M.D., PhD Student (enrolled 2021)

Department: Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus and Danish National Center for Obesity, Aarhus University Hospital 
Main supervisor: Text will follow

Research areas

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

Research titel and description

I investigate how community-based lifestyle interventions for children with obesity affects long term weight development, physical activity / inactivity and their quality of life. Childhood overweight and obesity is linked to stigmatization, risk of depression and development of lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes later in life. Therefore, the effect of early intervention is important  to prevent these complications and give these children a better life.

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