• COL6A3 expression in adipose tissue cells is associated with levels of the homeobox transcription factor PRRX1 

      Dankel, Simon N; Grytten, Elise; Bjune, Jan-Inge; Nielsen, Hans Jørgen; Dietrich, Arne; Blüher, Matthias; Sagen, Jørn V.; Mellgren, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Fibrillar collagen COL6α3 in adipose tissue has been associated with obesity, inflammation, insulin resistance and cancer. We here aimed to identify novel transcriptional regulators of COL6A3 expression. Based on a ...
    • Energy intake, nutritional status and weight reduction in patients one year after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy 

      Gjessing, Hanne Rosendahl; Nielsen, Hans Jørgen; Mellgren, Gunnar; Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-07-30)
      Background: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is increasingly popular due to its efficiency in reducing excess weight, however little is known about the nutritional status in patients after surgery. Purpose: To investigate ...
    • Role of the Neutral Amino Acid Transporter SLC7A10 in Adipocyte Lipid Storage, Obesity and Insulin Resistance 

      Jersin, Regine Å.; Tallapragada, Divya Sri Priyanka; Madsen, André; Skartveit, Linn; Fjære, Even; McCann, Adrian; Dyer, Laurence; Willems, Aron; Bjune, Jan-Inge; Bjune, Mona S.; Våge, Villy; Nielsen, Hans Jørgen; Thorsen, Håvard Luong; Nedrebø, Bjørn Gunnar; Busch, Christian; Steen, Vidar M.; Blüher, Matthias; Jacobson, Peter; Svensson, Per-Arne; Fernø, Johan; Rydén, Mikael; Arner, Peter; Nygård, Ottar; Claussnitzer, Melina; Ellingsen, Ståle; Madsen, Lise; Sagen, Jørn V.; Mellgren, Gunnar; Dankel, Simon N (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Elucidation of mechanisms that govern lipid storage, oxidative stress, and insulin resistance may lead to improved therapeutic options for type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related diseases. Here, we find that adipose ...
    • Short-term effects of Vertical sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on glucose homeostasis 

      Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita; Dankel, Simon N; Skumsnes, Lillian; Flølo, Tone Nygaard; Folkestad, Oddry H; Nielsen, Hans Jørgen; Våge, Villy; Mohn, Arne-Christian; Nedrebø, Bjørn Gunnar; Sagen, Jørn V.; Fernø, Johan; Mellgren, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-15)
      The objective of this study was to compare the biochemical changes related to glucose tolerance and lipid metabolism in non-diabetic patients shortly after vertical sleeve gastrectomy (SG) or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). ...
    • Translation, adaptation, validation and performance of the American Weight Efficacy Lifestyle Questionnaire Short Form (WEL-SF) to a Norwegian version: a cross-sectional study 

      Flølo, Tone Nygaard; Andersen, John Roger; Nielsen, Hans Jørgen; Natvig, Gerd Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09-16)
      Background. Researchers have emphasized a need to identify predictors that can explain the variability in weight management after bariatric surgery. Eating self-efficacy has demonstrated predictive impact on patients’ ...