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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Medicine D-index 229 Citations 269,835 1,530 World Ranking 23 National Ranking 1
Best Scientists D-index 229 Citations 276,480 1,355 World Ranking 64 National Ranking 2

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Medicine in Finland Leader Award

1998 - Kelly West Award, American Diabetes Association

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Disease

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Internal medicine, Genetics, Diabetes mellitus, Genome-wide association study and Endocrinology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Surgery and Cardiology in addition to Internal medicine. Jaakko Tuomilehto has included themes like Relative risk and Incidence in his Diabetes mellitus study.

Jaakko Tuomilehto focuses mostly in the field of Genome-wide association study, narrowing it down to matters related to Genetic architecture and, in some cases, Imputation. His study in Endocrinology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Odds ratio, Disease and Cohort study. His Type 2 diabetes research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Glucose tolerance test, Insulin, Glycemic, Insulin resistance and Overweight.

His most cited work include:

  • Prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus by changes in lifestyle among subjects with impaired glucose tolerance. (8664 citations)
  • Analysis of protein-coding genetic variation in 60,706 humans (6694 citations)
  • THE METABOLIC SYNDROME AND TOTAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE MORTALITY IN MIDDLE-AGED MEN (4401 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Jaakko Tuomilehto spends much of his time researching Internal medicine, Diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes, Endocrinology and Genetics. Jaakko Tuomilehto regularly ties together related areas like Cardiology in his Internal medicine studies. Jaakko Tuomilehto combines subjects such as Obesity, Incidence, Gerontology, Insulin and Disease with his study of Diabetes mellitus.

The concepts of his Incidence study are interwoven with issues in Epidemiology and Pediatrics. He usually deals with Type 2 diabetes and limits it to topics linked to Physical therapy and Randomized controlled trial. His studies in Genome-wide association study, Single-nucleotide polymorphism, Allele, Genetic association and Locus are all subfields of Genetics research.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Internal medicine (61.91%)
  • Diabetes mellitus (49.40%)
  • Type 2 diabetes (38.09%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Internal medicine (61.91%)
  • Diabetes mellitus (49.40%)
  • Type 2 diabetes (38.09%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Jaakko Tuomilehto mainly focuses on Internal medicine, Diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes, Body mass index and Randomized controlled trial. His work deals with themes such as Placebo, Endocrinology and Prediabetes, which intersect with Internal medicine. The Diabetes mellitus study combines topics in areas such as Hazard ratio and Environmental health.

In his research, Blood lipids and Disease is intimately related to Waist, which falls under the overarching field of Type 2 diabetes. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Dyslipidemia and Cohort study. Jaakko Tuomilehto has researched Randomized controlled trial in several fields, including Cognitive training, Cognition, Confidence interval, Dementia and Physical therapy.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults (2180 citations)
  • Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants (824 citations)
  • Fine-mapping type 2 diabetes loci to single-variant resolution using high-density imputation and islet-specific epigenome maps. (503 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Disease

Jaakko Tuomilehto mostly deals with Internal medicine, Diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes, Genome-wide association study and Genetics. His Internal medicine research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Placebo and Endocrinology. His Diabetes mellitus study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Lower risk, Gestational diabetes and Intensive care medicine.

His study on Type 2 diabetes also encompasses disciplines like

  • Insulin resistance and related Adipose tissue,
  • Blood pressure and related Disease. His work deals with themes such as Quantitative trait locus, Genetic architecture, Genetic association, Imputation and Minor allele frequency, which intersect with Genome-wide association study. While the research belongs to areas of Single-nucleotide polymorphism, Jaakko Tuomilehto spends his time largely on the problem of Meta-analysis, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Body mass index.

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Best Publications

Prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus by changes in lifestyle among subjects with impaired glucose tolerance.

Tuomilehto J;Lindström J;Eriksson Jg;Valle Tt.
The New England Journal of Medicine (2001)

13464 Citations

Analysis of protein-coding genetic variation in 60,706 humans

Monkol Lek;Konrad J. Karczewski;Konrad J. Karczewski;Eric V. Minikel;Eric V. Minikel;Kaitlin E. Samocha.
Nature (2016)

6787 Citations

THE METABOLIC SYNDROME AND TOTAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE MORTALITY IN MIDDLE-AGED MEN

Hanna-Maaria Lakka;David E. Laaksonen;Timo A. Lakka;Leo K. Niskanen.
JAMA (2002)

6678 Citations

Randomised double-blind comparison of placebo and active treatment for older patients with isolated systolic hypertension *

Jan Staessen;Robert Fagard;Lutgarde Thijs;Hilde Celis.
The Lancet (1997)

4364 Citations

Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults

Leandra Abarca-Gómez;Ziad A Abdeen;Zargar Abdul Hamid;Niveen M Abu-Rmeileh.
The Lancet (2017)

3746 Citations

Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: A pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants

Mariachiara Di Cesare;Mariachiara Di Cesare;James Bentham;Gretchen A Stevens;Bin Zhou.
The Lancet (2016)

3330 Citations

Biological, clinical and population relevance of 95 loci for blood lipids

Tanya M. Teslovich;Kiran Musunuru;Albert V. Smith;Andrew C. Edmondson.
Nature (2010)

3230 Citations

Follow-up Report on the Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus

Saul Genuth;K. G M M Alberti;Peter Bennett;John Buse.
Diabetes Care (2003)

3225 Citations

A genome-wide association study of type 2 diabetes in Finns detects multiple susceptibility variants.

Laura J. Scott;Karen L. Mohlke;Lori L. Bonnycastle;Cristen J. Willer.
Science (2007)

3049 Citations

Association analyses of 249,796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index

Elizabeth K. Speliotes;Elizabeth K. Speliotes;Cristen J. Willer;Sonja I. Berndt;Keri L. Monda.
Nature Genetics (2010)

2864 Citations

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