Niels de Fine Olivarius – University of Copenhagen

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Niels de Fine Olivarius

Professor of General Medicine, MD

The Research Unit for General Practice
Department of Public Health
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Copenhagen
Øster Farimagsgade 5
P.O. Box 2099
DK-1014 Copenhagen

Telephone: +45 353-27160
Telephone (Secretariat): +45 353-27171
Mobile phone: +45 61 30 85 47

Bibliography and publications

My primary interest is clinical epidemiology. I aim at making longitudinal data from general practice available for the GP – and to find a path from the generalization in epidemiology to the individualization in daily clinic practice. For this purpose I have often used diabetes as a model disease.

BSc. (biochemistry) 1975, MD 1980/81
Primary areas of research
Clinical epidemiology (for example treatment research - randomized trials, longitudinal analysis as well as research in questionnaires and registers), clinical biochemistry, research in health services, diabetes (for example mortality, weight course, types of treatment and  diabetic retinopathy), research guidance, dynamic strategy development. 

Ongoing research
The Diabetes Care in General Practice Study
14 years of follow-up on the Diabetes Care in General Practice Study
Diet, physical activity, and metabolic syndrome in general practice
Implementation of increased physical activity in type 2 diabetes patients in general practice
The importance of oxidative stress in developing diabetic late-stage complications
Antibiotic treatment of acute respiratory infections in general practice guided by a quick test for measuring Procalcitonin. A randomized prospective non-inferiority multi practice study.