Iodine sources and iodine levels in pregnant women from an area without known iodine deficiency.

@article{AlvarezPedrerol2010IodineSA,
  title={Iodine sources and iodine levels in pregnant women from an area without known iodine deficiency.},
  author={Mar Alvarez-Pedrerol and N{\'u}ria Ribas-Fit{\'o} and Raquel Garc{\'i}a-Esteban and {\`A}gueda Rodr{\'i}guez and Dolors Soriano and M{\`o}nica Guxens and Michelle M{\'e}ndez and Jordi Sunyer},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={81-6}
}
OBJECTIVE An adequate iodine intake during pregnancy is essential for normal development of the foetus. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that the median urinary iodine concentration (UIC) in a population of pregnant women should range between 150 and 249 microg/l. The aim of this study was to evaluate iodine status and to examine the main sources of iodine in pregnant women from an apparently iodine-sufficient area. METHODS Six hundred pregnant women in the third trimester… CONTINUE READING
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