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Jutta Dierkes

Professor, Clinical Nutrition
  • E-mailJutta.Dierkes@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 73 44
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland University Hospital, the Laboratory building, 8th floor
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: investigations in the WENBIT cohort (collaboration with Prof. Ottar Nygård)

Malnutriiton in patients with chronic kidney disease (collaboration with Prof. Hans-Peter Marti)

Weight loss in patients in the acute phase after a hip fracture (collaboration with Prof. Anette Hylen Ranhoff)

 

Courses

Bachelorprogram in Human Nutrition

NUTR-INF   Introduction to clinical nutrition

NUTR240    Lifestyle and Lifecycle

NUTR295    Bachelor thesis

 

Masterprogram in Human Nutrition

NUTR320    Methods in Nutrition Research

 

Masterprogram in Clinical Nutrition

NUCLI355   Patient Communication

NUCLI362   Genetic disorders in Nutrient Metabolism

 

Journal articles
  • Karlsson, Therese; Rosendahl-Riise, Hanne; Dierkes, Jutta; Drevon, Christian A; Tell, Grethe S.; Nygård, Ottar. 2017. Associations between fish intake and the metabolic syndrome and its components among middle-aged men and women: the Hordaland Health Study. Food & Nutrition Research. 61. 11 pages. doi: 10.1080/16546628.2017.1347479
  • Karlsson, Therese; Strand, Elin; Dierkes, Jutta; Drevon, Christian A; Øyen, Jannike; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Nygård, Ottar. 2017. Associations between intake of fish and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and plasma metabolites related to the kynurenine pathway in patients with coronary artery disease. European Journal of Nutrition. 56: 261-272. doi: 10.1007/s00394-015-1077-9
  • Rosendahl-Riise, Hanne; Spielau, Ulrike; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen; Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita; Dierkes, Jutta. 2017. Vitamin D supplementation and its influence on muscle strength and mobility in community-dwelling older persons: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of human nutrition and dietetics (Print). 30: 3-15. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12394
  • Strand, Elin; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Olsen, Thomas; Bjørndal, Bodil; Karlsson, Therese; Dierkes, Jutta; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Mellgren, Gunnar; Tell, Grethe S.; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Nygård, Ottar. 2017. Serum acylcarnitines and risk of cardiovascular death and acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Journal of the American Heart Association. 6:e003620: 1-28. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.003620
  • Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Hoff, Rune; Nygård, Ottar; Strand, Elin; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; De Vogel, Stefan; Dierkes, Jutta. 2016. Cosinor modelling of seasonal variation in 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in cardiovascular patients in Norway. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 70: 517-522. Published 2015-11-25. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.200
  • Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Dierkes, Jutta; Vollset, Stein Emil; Vinknes, Kathrine; Nygård, Ottar; Seifert, Reinhard; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe S. 2016. Association between weight change and mortality in community living older people followed for up to 14 years. The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK). The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. 21: 909-917. doi: 10.1007/s12603-016-0866-z
  • Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Løland, Kjetil Halvorsen; Nygård, Ottar; Midtun, Øyvind; Ueland, Per Magne; Seifert, Reinhard; Strand, Elin; Bleie, Øyvind; Dierkes, Jutta. 2015. Vitamin D status was not associated with 'one-year' progression of coronary artery disease, assessed by coronary angiography in statin-treated patients. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 22: 594-602. doi: 10.1177/2047487314522137
  • Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Manger, Mari Skar; Strand, Tor; Dierkes, Jutta. 2015. Bioavailability of iron, zinc, folate and vitamin A when fortified in condiments and seasonings. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1357: 29-42. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12947
  • Lehmann, Ulrike; Gjessing, Hanne Rosendahl; Hirche, Frank; Müller-Belecke, Andreas; Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita; Ueland, Per Magne; Mellgren, Gunnar; Lauritzen, Lotte; Lindqvist, Helen; Hansen, Anita Lill; Erkkilä, Arja T.; Pot, Gerda K.; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Dierkes, Jutta. 2015. Efficacy of fish intake on Vitamin D status: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 102: 837-847. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.105395
  • Lehmann, Ulrike; Riedel, Annett; Hirche, Frank; Brandsch, Corinna; Girndt, Matthias; Ulrich, C.; Seibert, Eric; Henning, Christoph; Glomb, M; Dierkes, Jutta; Stangl, Gabriele I. 2015. Vitamin D3 supplementation: Response and predictors of vitamin D3 metabolites - A randomized controlled trial. Clinical Nutrition. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2015.04.021
  • Puaschitz, Nathalie Genevieve; Strand, Elin; Norekvål, Tone M.; Dierkes, Jutta; Dahl, Lisbeth; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Assmus, Jörg; Schartum-Hansen, Hall; Øyen, Jannike; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Drevon, Christian A; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Nygård, Ottar. 2015. Dietary intake of saturated fat is not associated with risk of coronary events or mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease. Journal of Nutrition. 145: 299-305. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.203505
  • Seibert, Eric; Lehmann, Ulrike; Riedel, Annett; Ulrich, Christof; Hirche, Frank; Brandsch, Corinna; Dierkes, Jutta; Girndt, Matthias; Stangl, Gabriele I. 2015. Vitamin D3 supplementation does not modify cardiovascular risk profile of adults with inadequate vitamin D status. European Journal of Nutrition. 56: 621-634. doi: 10.1007/s00394-015-1106-8
  • di Giuseppe, Romina; Fjeld, Malin; Dierkes, Jutta; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Arregui, M.; Boeing, Heiner; Weikert, Cornelia. 2015. The association between nut consumption and the risk of total and ischemic stroke in a German cohort study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 69: 431-435. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.212
  • di Giuseppe, Romina; Kühn, Tilman; Hirche, Frank; Buijsse, Brian; Dierkes, Jutta; Fritsche, Andreas; Kaaks, Rudolf; Boeing, Heiner; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Weikert, Cornelia. 2015. Plasma fibroblast growth factor 23 and risk of cardiovascular disease: results from the EPIC-Germany case-cohort study. European Journal of Epidemiology. 30: 131-141. doi: 10.1007/s10654-014-9982-4
  • di Giuseppe, Romina; Kühn, Tilman; Hirche, Frank; Buijsse, Brian; Dierkes, Jutta; Fritsche, Andreas; Kaaks, Rudolf; Boeing, Heiner; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Weikert, Cornelia. 2015. Potential predictors of plasma fibroblast growth factor 23 concentrations: Cross-sectional analysis in the epic-Germany study. PLoS ONE. 10:e0133580. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133580
  • Brandsch, C; Zibolka, J; Frommhagen, M; Lehmann, U; Dierkes, Jutta; Kuehne, H; Hirche, F; Stangl, GI. 2014. Vitamin D is not linked to folate status and mRNA expression of intestinal proton-coupled folate transporter. European Journal of Nutrition. 53: 1115-1122. doi: 10.1007/s00394-013-0614-7
  • Kuehn, Tilman; Kaaks, Rudolf; Teucher, Birgit; Hirche, Frank; Dierkes, Jutta; Weikert, Cornelia; Katzke, Verena; Boeing, Heiner; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Buijsse, Brian. 2014. Dietary, lifestyle, and genetic determinants of vitamin D status: a cross-sectional analysis from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Germany study. European Journal of Nutrition. 53: 731-741. doi: 10.1007/s00394-013-0577-8
  • di Giuseppe, Romina; Buijsse, Brian; Hirche, Frank; Wirth, Janine; Arregui, Maria; Westphal, Sabine; Isermann, Berend; Hense, Hans W.; Dierkes, Jutta; Boeing, Heiner; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Weikert, Cornelia. 2014. Plasma fibroblast growth factor 23, parathyroid hormone, 25-hydroxyvitamin D3, and risk of heart failure: A prospective, case-cohort study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 99: 947-955. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-2963
  • Brouwer-Brolsma, E; Bischoff-Ferrari, Heike; Bouillon, Roger; Feskens, Edith; Gallagher, CJ; Hyppönen, E; Llewellyn, D; Stoecklin, Elisabeth; Dierkes, Jutta; Kies, A; Kok, Frans; Lamberg-Allardt, Christel; Moser, Urs; Pilz, Stefan; Saris, Wim H M; van Schoor, NM; Weber, Peter; Witkamp, Renger; Zittermann, Armin; de Groot, Lisette C. 2013. Vitamin D: do we get enough? : A discussion between vitamin D experts in order to make a step towards the harmonisation of dietary reference intakes for vitamin D across Europe. Osteoporosis International. 24: 1567-1577. doi: 10.1007/s00198-012-2231-3
  • Buijsse, Brian; Boeing, Heiner; Hirche, Frank; Weikert, Cornelia; Schulze, Matthias B.; Gottschald, Marion; Kühn, Tilman; Katzke, Verena A.; Teucher, Birgit; Dierkes, Jutta; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Kaaks, Rudolf. 2013. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and its genetic determinants in relation to incident type 2 diabetes: a prospective case-cohort study. European Journal of Epidemiology. 28: 743-752. doi: 10.1007/s10654-013-9844-5
  • Dierkes, Jutta; Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Nygård, Ottar; Midttun, Ove; Ueland, Per Magne. 2013. DETERMINANTS OF VITAMIN D STATUS IN PATIENTS WITH STABLE ANGINA. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 63: 241-241.
  • Hartwig, Saskia; Kuss, Oliver; Tiller, Daniel; Greiser, Karin H.; Schulze, Matthias B.; Dierkes, Jutta; Werdan, Karl; Haerting, Johannes; Kluttig, Alexander. 2013. Validation of the German Diabetes Risk Score within a population-based representative cohort. Diabetic Medicine. 30: 1047-1053. doi: 10.1111/dme.12216
  • Kuhn, T.; Rudolf, K; Teucher, B; Katzke, V; Hirche, F; Weikert, C; Boeing, H; Dierkes, Jutta; Stangl, G.; Buijsse, B. 2013. 25-HYDROXYVITAMIN D, ITS GENETIC DETERMINANTS AND THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN THE GERMAN ARM OF THE EPIC-STUDY. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 63: 1128-1129.
  • Kühn, Tilman; Kaaks, Rudolf; Teucher, Birgit; Hirche, Frank; Dierkes, Jutta; Weikert, Cornelia; Katzke, Verena; Boeing, Heiner; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Buijsse, Brian. 2013. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and its genetic determinants in relation to incident myocardial infarction and stroke in the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)-Germany study. PLoS ONE. 8. 12 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069080
  • Lehmann, U; Hirche, F; Stangl, G.; Hinz, K; Westphal, S; Dierkes, Jutta. 2013. BIOAVAILABILITY OF VITAMIN D2 AND D3 IN HEALTHY VOLUNTEERS - A RANDOMIZED TRIAL. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 63: 909-909.
  • Lehmann, Ulrike; Hirche, Frank; Stangl, Gabriele I.; Hinz, Katja; Westphal, Sabine; Dierkes, Jutta. 2013. Bioavailability of vitamin D-2 and D-3 in healthy volunteers, a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 98: 4339-4345. doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-4287
  • Borgeraas, Heidi; Strand, Elin; Pedersen, Eva Kristine Ringdal; Dierkes, Jutta; Ueland, Per Magne; Seifert, Reinhard; Rebnord, Eirik Wilberg; Bohov, Pavol; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nygård, Ottar. 2012. Omega-3 status and the relationship between plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine and risk of myocardial infarction in patients with suspected coronary artery disease. Cardiology Research and Practice. 11 pages. doi: 10.1155/2012/201742
  • di Giuseppe, Romina; Hirche, Frank; Montonen, Jukka; Buijsse, Brian; Dierkes, Jutta; Stangl, Gabriele; Boeing, Heiner; Weikert, Cornelia. 2012. Reliability of plasma fibroblast growth factor 23 as risk biomarker in epidemiological studies measured over a four-month period. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry. 49: 542-545. doi: 10.1258/acb.2012.011273
  • Blaik, Alexandra; Westphal, Sabine; Dierkes, Jutta; Aronica, Steffi; Luley, Claus. 2011. Comparison of two nutritional interventions in obese families. Ernährungs-Umschau (1977). 58: 122-127.
  • Dierkes, Jutta; Kropf, S; Machlitt, P; Domroese, U; Neumann, Karl; Westphal, Sabine; Luley, C; Heinz, Jutta. 2011. Vitamin D status in healthy volunteers during autumn and winter. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 58: 36-36.
  • Wenzlaff, K; Lehmann, U; Dierkes, Jutta. 2011. Different classification of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents: effect on the frequency of overweight and obesity in Delitzsch, Germany. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 58: 339-339.
  • Drogan, Dagmar; Weikert, Cornelia; Dierkes, Jutta; Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin; Buijsse, Brian; Möhlig, Matthias; Pfeiffer, Anders FH; Pischon, Tobias; Spranger, Joachim; Boeing, Heiner. 2010. Plasma gamma-glutamyltransferase, cysteinyl-glycine, and oxidized low-density lipoprotein: a pathway associated with myocardial infarction risk? Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 30: 2053-2058. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.110.209346
Reports and theses
  • Haugen, Margaretha; Halvorsen, Ragnhild; Iversen, Per Ole; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Torjusen, Hanne; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Arukwe, Augustine; Bernhoft, Aksel; Bøe, Knut Egil; Dierkes, Jutta; Frølich, Wenche; Frøyland, Livar; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Krogdahl, Åshild; Källqvist, Torsten; Lassen, Jørgen Fredrik; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Næss, Bjørn; Skålhegg, Bjørn Steen; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Torrissen, Ole; Alexander, Jan. 2014. Comparison of organic and conventional food and food Production. Part III: Human health – an evaluation of human studies, animal models studies and biomarker studies. VKM report. 2014:22-3. Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM), Oslo, Norway. 93 pages.
  • Haugen, Margaretha; Dierkes, Jutta; Frølich, Wenche; Frøyland, Livar; Halvorsen, Ragnhild; Iversen, Per Ole; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Skålhegg, Bjørn Steen. 2013. Vurdering av særnorske forhold for produkter som er godkjent som ny mat i EU. Uttalelse fra faggruppen for ernæring, dietetiske produkter, ny mat og allergi i Vitenskapskomiteen for mattrygghet. VKM report. 2013:45. Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM), Oslo, Norway. 11 pages.
  • Haugen, Margaretha; Dierkes, Jutta; Frølich, Wenche; Frøyland, Livar; Halvorsen, Ragnhild; Iversen, Per Ole; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Skålhegg, Bjørn Steen. 2013. Assessment and updating of the fortification model from 2006. Opinion of the Panel on nutrition, dietetic products, novel food and allergy of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety. VKM report. 2013:02. Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM), Oslo, Norway. 19 pages.
  • Haugen, Margaretha; Dierkes, Jutta; Frølich, Wenche; Frøyland, Livar; Halvorsen, Ragnhild; Iversen, Per Ole; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Skålhegg, Bjørn Steen. 2013. Assessment of vitamin A and D in food supplements. Opinion of the Panel on nutrition, dietetic products, novel food and allergy of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety. VKM report. 2013:01. Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM), Oslo, Norway. 20 pages.
  • Haugen, Margaretha; Dierkes, Jutta; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Skålhegg, Bjørn Steen; Frølich, Wenche; Frøyland, Livar; Halvorsen, Ragnhild; Iversen, Per Ole; Lyche, Jan Ludvig. 2013. Risk assessment of histidine, methionine, S-adenosylmethionine and tryptophan. Opinion of the Panel on nutrition, dietetic products, novel food and allergy of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety. VKM report. 2013:10. Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM), Oslo, Norway. 34 pages.
  • Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Brandtzæg, Per; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Løland, Beate Fossum; Odland, Jon Øyvind; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Torheim, Liv Elin; Amlund, Heidi; Arukwe, Augustine; Bernhoft, Aksel; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Dierkes, Jutta; Eggesbø, Merete Åse; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Frølich, Wenche; Frøyland, Livar; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Halvorsen, Ragnhild; Haugen, Margaretha; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Iversen, Per Ole; Krogdahl, Åshild; Lassen, Jørgen Fredrik; Lindemann, Rolf; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Nerland, Audun Helge; Næss, Bjørn; Ruus, Anders; Skålhegg, Bjørn Steen; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Thomsen, Cathrine; Østerås, Olav; Alexander, Jan. 2013. Benefit and risk assessment of breastmilk for infant health in Norway. Opinion of the Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety. VKM report. 2013:44. Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM), Oslo, Norway. 303 pages.
Book sections
  • Dierkes, Jutta; Nygård, Ottar. 2013. B vitamins and disease. Chapter 2, pages 21-34. In:
    • Preedy, Victor R. 2013. B Vitamins and Folate : Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects. Royal Society of Chemistry. 855 pages. ISBN: 978-1-84973-369-4.
  • van den Broeck, Jan; Ramokolo, Vundli; Dierkes, Jutta. 2013. Good clinical practice. 21, pages 401-414. In:
    • Van den Broeck, Jan; Brestoff, Jonathan R. 2013. Epidemiology: Principles and Practical Guidelines. Elsevier. 621 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-5988-6.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Selected Publications

 2015

E. Degerud, K.H. Løland, O. Nygård, O. Midttun, P.M. Ueland, R. Seifert, E. Strand, O. Bleie, J. Dierkes. Vitamin D status was not associated with 'one-year' progression of coronary artery  disease, assessed by coronary angiography in statin-treated patients. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2015;22:431-5

2014

R. di Giuseppe, B. Buijsse, F. Hirche, J. Wirth, M. Arregui, S. Westphal, B. Isermann, H.W. Hense, J. Dierkes, H. Boeing, G.I. Stangl, C. Weikert. Plasma Fibroblast Growth Factor 23, Parathyroid Hormone, 25-HydroxyvitaminD3 and risk of Heart Failure: a prospective, case-cohort study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Mar;99(3):947-55

2013

U. Lehmann, F. Hirche, G. Stangl, K. Hinz, S. Westphal, J. Dierkes. Bioavailability of vitamin D(2) and D(3) in healthy volunteers, a randomized placebo-controlled trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Nov;98(11):4339-45.

2012

H. Borgeraas, E. Strand, E. Ringdal Pedersen, J. Dierkes, P.M. Ueland, R. Seifert, E.R. Wilberg, P. Bohov, R.K. Berge, D.W. Nilsen, O. Nygård. Omega-3 Status and the Relationship between Plasma Asymmetric Dimethylarginine and Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiol Res Pract. 2012:201742

2010

Heinz J, Kropf S, Domröse U, Westphal S, Borucki K, Luley C, Neumann KH, Dierkes J. B vitamins and the risk of total mortality and cardiovascular disease in end-stage renal disease: results of a randomized controlled trial. Circulation. 2010 Mar 30;121(12):1432-8.

2009

Borucki K, Weikert C, Fisher E, Jakubiczka S, Luley C, Westphal S, Dierkes J. Haplotypes in the UGT1A1 gene and their role as genetic determinants of bilirubin concentration in healthy German volunteers. Clin Biochem. 2009 Nov;42(16-17):1635-41.

Heinz J, Kropf S, Luley C, Dierkes J. Homocysteine as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients treated by dialysis: a meta-analysis. Am J
Kidney Dis. 2009 Sep;54(3):478-89.

2008

Weikert C, Westphal S, Berger K, Dierkes J, Möhlig M, Spranger J, Rimm EB,
Willich SN, Boeing H, Pischon T. Plasma resistin levels and risk of myocardial
infarction and ischemic stroke. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul;93(7):2647-53.

2007

Weikert C, Dierkes J, Hoffmann K, Berger K, Drogan D, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Spranger J, Möhlig M, Luley C, Boeing H. B vitamin plasma levels and the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack in a German cohort. Stroke. 2007 Nov;38(11):2912-8

Dierkes J, Weikert C, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Westphal S, Luley C, Möhlig M, Spranger J, Boeing H. Plasma pyridoxal-5-phosphate and future risk of myocardial infarction in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Potsdam cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jul;86(1):214-20.