Distribución geográfica de la deficiencia de yodo en América Latina
The lack of iodine in food is accepted to be the cause of endemic goiter. The article briefly describes the circulation of this chemical element in nature and two ways of measuring the amount of iodine in the human organism, namely, creatinine content and uptake of radioactive iodine by the thyroid gland. It also includes the results of surveys made in this Hemisphere to determine the degree of iodine consupmtion by the population and a general review of the present state of attempts to define the iodine requirements of human beings
The geographical distribution of iodine deficiency in Latin America
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Systematic review of studies evaluating urinary iodine concentration as a predictor of 24-hour urinary iodine excretion for estimating population iodine intake Ji, Chen; Lu, Tammy; Dary, Omar; Legetic, Branka; Campbell, Norm R. (2015)Objective. To examine the usefulness of ”spot” urine iodine concentrations (UICs) in predicting 24-hour urine iodine excretion (UIE) for estimating average population iodine intake. Methods. An electronic literature search ...
Holman, John (1966)Iodization of salt is a simple, economical, and effective means of giving the population the iodine it requires to prevent goiter and protect health. The author describes the methods of iodization (spraying or misting, dry ...
Unknown author (1994)La versión original en inglés se títula: Iodine and health: eliminating iodine deficiency disorders safely through salt iodization. Se trata de una declaración emitida por la OMS en agosto de 1994. el Documento en inglés ...