Your browser has javascript turned off or blocked. This will lead to some parts of our website to not work properly or at all. Turn on javascript for best performance.

The browser you are using is not supported by this website. All versions of Internet Explorer are no longer supported, either by us or Microsoft (read more here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/windows/end-of-ie-support).

Please use a modern browser to fully experience our website, such as the newest versions of Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari etc.

PPP

The Prevalence, Predicition and Prevention Study

The Prevalence, Prediction and Prevention of type 2 diabetes (PPP)-Botnia Study is a population-based study in Western Finland with the aim to:

  1. Study genetic and non-genetic risk factors for T2D
  2. The prevalence of glucose abnormalities and the metabolic syndrome in the adult population
  3. Use this information for prediction and prevention of the disease.

The PPP-Botnia Study has been carried out 2004-2008 at five Health Care Centers in the Western Coast of Finland. Altogether 5208 individuals aged 18-75 (ca 7% of the population), identified through the Population Registry, and participated in the study. Individuals will be followed at 5 year intervals with OGTT starting in 2010.