[A longitudinal study regarding the gestational changes in iodine nutrition and thyroid function among pregnant women in the iodine deficient areas of Henan province].

@article{Yang2015ALS,
  title={[A longitudinal study regarding the gestational changes in iodine nutrition and thyroid function among pregnant women in the iodine deficient areas of Henan province].},
  author={Jin Yang and Heming Zheng and Xiao-Feng Li and Huili Ying},
  journal={Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={35-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize the gestational changes of iodine nutrition and thyroid function and to explore the factors associated with the thyroid function in pregnant women. METHODS A longitudinal survey was conducted in 130 pregnant women in Luohe city of Henan province from October 2012 to May 2013. Samples of fasting blood and urine were collected in each trimester to test on thyroid function and urinary iodine. Data regarding social demography and lifestyle behavior were collected through… CONTINUE READING