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Iodine intake and uptake in populations at risk for iodine deficiency

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Title: Iodine intake and uptake in populations at risk for iodine deficiency
Authors: Manousou, Sofia
Issue Date: 16-Apr-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: I. Manousou S, Andersson M, Eggertsen R, Hunziker S, Hulthén L, Nyström HF. Iodine deficiency in pregnant women in Sweden: a national cross-sectional study. Eur J Nutr. 2020 Sep;59(6):2535-2545. Epub 2019 Oct 15.

II. Manousou S, Eggertsen R, Hulthén L, Filipsson Nyström H. A randomized, double-blind study of iodine supplementation during pregnancy in Sweden: pilot evaluation of maternal iodine status and thyroid function. Eur J Nutr. 2021 Feb 23. Epub ahead of print.

III.Manousou S, Augustin H, Eggertsen R, Hulthén L, Filipsson Nyström H. Inadequate iodine intake in lactating women in Sweden: A pilot 1-year, prospective, observational study. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2021 Jan;100(1):48-57. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

IV. Manousou S, Carlsson LMS, Eggertsen R, Hulthén L, Jacobson P, Landin-Wilhelmsen K, Trimpou P, Svensson PA, Nyström HF. Iodine Status After Bariatric Surgery-a Prospective 10-Year Report from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) Study. Obes Surg. 2018 Feb;28(2):349-357.

Date of Defence: 2021-05-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 maj 2021, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: iodine
bariatric surgery
urinary iodine concentration
breastmilk iodine concentration
iodine supplementation
Abstract: Background: Iodine is essential for the production of thyroid hormones. Both iodine deficiency (ID) and iodine excess may be harmful. Iodine intake in Sweden is considered adequate for the general population due to iodization of table salt since 1936 but data on pregnant and breastfeeding women (i.e. groups with increased need for iodine) are scarce in Sweden. Moreover, bariatric surgery is increasingly popular and it is unknown whether it causes ID by decreased iodine intake and/or uptake. Aim... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-287-6 (PDF)
978-91-8009-286-9 (PRINT)
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