Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
National Public Health Institute
Helsinki, Finland
and
Department of Public Health
University of Helsinki
Finland

Early growth and adult disease

Programming of coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and hypertension by fetal and childhood growth

TOM FORSÉN

Academic dissertation

To be presented by the permission of the Medical Faculty of the University of Helsinki, for public examination in the Small Hall at the University of Helsinki on January 29th, 2000, at 10 o'clock am.

Helsinki 2000

SUPERVISOR:

Johan Eriksson, MD
Docent
National Public Health Institute
Helsinki, Finland

Kari Termao, MD
Docent
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Helsinki, Finland

REWIEVERS

Antti Aro, MD
Professor
National Public Health Institute
Helsinki, Finland

Markku Koskenvuo, MD
Professor
Department of Public Health
University of Turku
Turku, Finland

OPPONENT

Leo Niskanen, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Kuopio
Kuopio, Finland

PUBLISHER OF ELECTRONIC VERSION

Helsingin yliopiston verkkojulkaisut
Helsinki 2000
ISBN 951-45-9125-9 (HTML version)

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