Iodine Deficiency Among Hypothyroid Patients Living in Jeddah

  title={Iodine Deficiency Among Hypothyroid Patients Living in Jeddah},
  author={Eman Mokbel Alissa and Khalid Zaki Alshali and G. A. Ferns},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
The objective was to determine the prevalence of iodine deficiency among hypothyroid patients and the effect of dietary goitrogens on indices of iodine and thyroid status. This is a case-control study of 106 subjects who were recruited from King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah. Blood and urine were collected for serum thyroid hormones, thyroid autoantibodies, thyroglobulin (Tg) and urinary iodine concentration (UIC). Dietary iodine and goitrogenic food intake were assessed by… CONTINUE READING


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