Christian Stevns Hansen

Post doc Researcher, MD, PhD,
Diabetes Complications


Phone: +45 61 67 16 18

Research area

Diabetic autonomic and sensimortor neuropathy. New risk markers for early signs of development of neuropathy.
Short-term trials of different treatment modalities to prevent or delay progression of diabetic neuropahty.
Investigation of the association between neuropathy and complications and efficacy of treatment.

Current research

Aim: The effect of Remote ischemic conditioning on measures of peripheral arterial disease and neuropathy.
Partners:  Århus university, Center for diabetes research, Heidelberg Univerisity

2. Whitehall II study
Aim: The association between autonomic function and inflammatory markers, beta cell function and cardiovascular disease
Partners: University City College London, Center of diabetes research, Düsseldorf university

3. Lira1
Aim: The effect of autonomic neuropathy on liraglutide induces weight loss in type 1 diabetes patient.
Partners: Center for diabetes research Gentofte Hospital, dept. endocrinology Herlev Hospital, the research unit at  Hillerød Hospital, NNF center for metabolic research, Panum, København 

4. Rubinaut
Aim: The reversibility of autonomic and peripheral neuropathy in type 1 diabetes patents.
Partners: NovoNordisk Foundation, Joslin Diabetes Center (USA), University Medical Center Groningen (Holland), Folkhälsan Helsinki (Finland).

5. CIMT-study
Aim: The effect of metformin on peripheral and autonomic neuropathy.
Partners: dept. endocrinology. Herlev Hospital, the research unit at  Hillerød Hospital

6. The young study
Aim: Prevalence of neuropathy in young type 1 diabetes patients and risk factors hereto
Partners: dept. endocrinology Herlev Hospital Heidelberg universitys hospital.  

7. Metformin and neuropati
Aim: Acute effect on markers of autonomic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes patients.
Partners:  Center for diabetes research Gentofte Hospital

8. Passive training and foot ulcers
Aim: the efficacy and passive training on foot ulcer healing
Partners:  dept. of orthopaedic surgery Herlev Hospital, NEXS, Københavns University

9. MACH15
Aim: the efficacy of moderate alcohol intake on autonomic function
Partners: clinical and preventive nutrition University of Copenhagen

10. Diabetes and neurovascular copling
Aim: investigating the association between autonomic dysfunction and brainfunction
Partners: NEXs Copenhagen University, Aalborg University

11. Diabetic neuropathy and exercise.
Aim: Investigate the safety and efficacy of exercise in type 1 diabetes patients with autonomic  neuropathy.
Partners: NEXs Copenhagen University, dept. of research Hillerød Hospital

12. Diabetic gastropareses and neuropathy
Aim: Investigating the association between gastropareses and signs of neuropathy in the gastrointestinal mucosa and sign of neuropathy and gastrointestinal function.
Partners: Center for diabetes research  Gentofte Hospital, Dept. of nuclear medicine Rigshospitalet

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