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Iodine Deficiency in Latvia: Current Status and Need for National Recommendations

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Current status of iodine deficiency-related disorders prophylaxis in Slovakia – the life’s work of Julian Podoba remained unfinished

, Eber O, Ott W, Peter F, Podoba J, Simescu M, Szybinski Z, Vertongen F, Vitti P, Wiersinga W, Zamrazil V. Thyroid volume and urinary iodine in European schoolchildren: standardization of values for assessment of iodine deficiency. Eur. J. Endocrinol 136, 180–187, 1997. Ermans AM. Etiopathogenesis of Endemic Goiter. In: Endemic Goiter and Endemic Cretinism (Eds: Stanbury JB, Hetzel BS), pp 287–301, J Wiley, New York, 1980. Hynes KL, Otahal P, Hay I, Burgess JR. Mild Iodine Deficiency During Pregnancy Is Associated With Reduced Educational Outcomes in the

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Knowledge of the Importance of Iodine in Nutrition among Adults in Latvia

REFERENCES Anonymous (2008). Sustainable Elimination of Iodine Deficiency . UNICEF. 43 pp. Anonymous (EFSA) (2014). Scientific opinion on dietary reference values for iodine. EFSA J ., 12 (5), 3660. Charlton, K., Yeatman, H., Lucas, C., Axford, S., Gemming, L., Houweling, F., Goodfellow, A., Ma, G. (2012). Poor knowledge and practices related to iodine mutrition during pregnancy and lactation in Australian women: Preand post-iodine fortification. Nutrients , 4 , 1317–1327. Girma, M., Loha, E., Bogale, A., Teyikie, N., Abuye, C

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Milk as an Essential Source of Iodine in Latvian Population

REFERENCES Allen, L., de Benoist, B., Dary, O., Hurrell, R. (eds.). (2006). Guidelines on Food Fortification with Micronutrients. World Health Organization and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (WHO/FAO). 341 pp. Anonymous (2014). Sodium intake for adults and children. WHO. Available from: (accessed 2016 April 18). Bath, S. C., Walter, A., Taylor, A. (2014). Iodine deficiency in pregnant women living in the South East of the UK: The influence of diet

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Newborn Screening for Thyroid-stimulating Hormone as an Indicator for Assessment of Iodine Status in the Republic of Macedonia

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Correlation between maternal and neonatal urine iodine with thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels in Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand

References 1. Disorders ICfCoID, UNICEF, Organization WH. Assessment of iodine deficiency disorders and monitoring their elimination: a guide for programme managers. 3rd ed: World Health Organization; 2007. 2. Zoeller RT. Transplacental thyroxine and fetal brain development. J Clin Invest. 2003;111:954. 3. DeMaeyer E, Lowenstein FW, Thilly C, Organization WH. The control of endemic goitre: World Health Organization; 1979. 4. Sullivan KM, May W, Nordenberg D, Houston R, Maberly GF. Use of thyroid

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Usefulness of low iodine diet in managing patients with differentiated thyroid cancer - initial results

-Rutten C, Goslings BM, Stokkel MP, Pereira Arias AM, Diamant M, et al. Effects of low-iodide diet on post surgical radioiodide ablation therapy in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Clin Endocrinol 2003; 58: 428-35. Tomoda C, Uruno T, Takamura Y, Ito Y, Miya A, Kobayashi K, et al. Reevaluation of stringent low iodine diet in outpatient preparation of radioiodine examination and therapy. Endocr J 2005; 52: 237-40. WHO, UNICEF, ICCIDD. Assessment of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Monitoring

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Epidemiological trends of iodine-related thyroid disorders: an example from Slovenia

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Iodine concentration in Polish consumer milk

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High Incidence of Congenital Hypothyroidism in One Region of the Republic of Macedonia

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