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Stine Linding Andersen and Peter Laurberg

Iodine Deficiency Disorders [ICCIDD, currently the Iodine Global Network (IGN)] [ 5 ]. According to this guideline, a median urinary iodine concentration (UIC) in the range of 100-199 µg/l in a population of school-aged children and nonpregnant adults

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Stine Linding Andersen, Louise Kolding Sørensen, Anne Krejbjerg, Margrethe Møller, and Peter Laurberg

Introduction Population median urinary iodine concentration (UIC) is the recommended method to assess iodine status [ 1 ]. UIC in pregnancy is extensively studied and adequate maternal iodine intake is of major concern [ 2 , 3 , 4

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Till Ittermann, Adrian Richter, Martin Junge, Matthias Nauck, Astrid Petersmann, Clemens Jürgens, Harald Below, Carsten Oliver Schmidt, and Henry Völzke

levels over time of blood sampling. For urinary iodine concentrations ( p = 0.436) and serum levels of fT3 ( p = 0.352), fT4 ( p = 0.252), and thyroglobulin ( p = 0.555) no such associations were observed. Fig. 4. Diurnal variation of serum

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Catarina Senra Moniz, Rita Carvalho, Susana Prazeres, Edward Limbert, Inês Mendes, and Rui César

, 4 ]. Dietary iodine is almost completely excreted through urine, so urinary iodine concentration (UIC) levels are excellent indicators of recent iodine intake [ 5 ]. According to the criteria of the WHO based upon epidemiological evidence, a daily

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Sun Mi Park, Yoon Young Cho, Ji Young Joung, Seo Young Sohn, Sun Wook Kim, and Jae Hoon Chung

warranted for appropriate management after ATD discontinuation in patients with Graves' disease. Measurement of urinary iodine concentration (UIC) in 24-hour urine samples is considered the best method to evaluate the status of iodine intake [ 10 , 11

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Marta Taida García-Ascaso, Susana Ares Segura, Purificación Ros Pérez, Roi Piñeiro Pérez, and Marta Alfageme Zubillaga

total, about 20% of the world’s population is at risk [ 3 ]. To determine the nutritional status of iodine in a population, the WHO and the Iodine Global Network indicate the urinary iodine concentration (UIC, expressed in μg/L) to provide the most

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Eftychia Koukkou, Ioannis Ilias, Irene Mamalis, Georgios G. Adonakis, and Kostas B. Markou

, according to the WHO recommendations, assessed using urinary iodine concentration (UIC) [ 8 ]. This can be measured either over 24 h or as a morning spot collection, and can be expressed either per gram creatinine or micrograms per liter. However, because

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Eftychia G. Koukkou, Ioannis Ilias, Irene Mamalis, and Kostas B. Markou

Introduction Adequate dietary iodine consumption, as determined by the urinary iodine concentration (UIC), is necessary for a normal thyroid function. During pregnancy, iodine requirements are increased [ 1 ] as a result of both the normal

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Ying Sun, Di Teng, Lei Zhao, Xiaoguang Shi, Yongze Li, Zhongyan Shan, and Weiping Teng

samples were centrifuged, separated and then sent to the Shenyang Central Laboratory through the cold chain air transmission system for testing the thyroid parameters and urinary iodine concentration (UIC). The serum and urine samples were stored at −20°C

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Mustafa Dinc, Mustafa Cakar, Sevket Balta, Muharrem Akhan, Hakan Sarlak, and Sait Demirkol

measuring urinary iodine concentration, which should ideally range between 150 and 250 µg/l [ 2 ]. In the presented study, 150 µg/day iodine supplementation was started in the first trimester. We think this dose may be regarded as inadequate iodine