Lower free thyroxin associates with a less favorable metabolic phenotype in healthy pregnant women.


CONTEXT A lower free T(4) (fT4), within the euthyroid range, has been shown in adults to associate with an adverse metabolic phenotype. Thyroid physiology changes significantly during gestation and affects maternal and fetal well-being. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that a lower serum fT4 in healthy euthyroid pregnant women is… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2011-1784


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