Jan Hedenbro

Jan Hedenbro

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Being an upper GI surgeon I have worked first with ulcer disease and cancer, but the last two decades primarily with obesity. Founded the Scandinavian Obesity surgery Registry (SOReg) that now covers > 98% of all bariatric surgery in Sweden. My current research interest is the effect on obesity comorbidities of surgery-induced weight reduction, using both registry studies, classical patient studies and animal studies. As regards diabetes I am the link between the Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC) and the clinical patient material.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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