Iodine Deficiency in Europe: A Continuing Concern

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EditorF. Delange, J.T. Dunn, D. Glinoer

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Proceedings of the Workshop on [title] held in Brussels, April 1992, to reevaluate the status of iodine nutrition on the European continent, with the aim of proposing practical measures to correct the deficiency wherever necessary. The volume is divided into four sections: overview of iodine nutrition; iodine nutrition in individual European countries (revealing, inter alia, that iodine deficiency has been satisfactorily controlled in only five European countriesAustria, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland); current research on iodine deficiency in Europe; and general comments, conclusions, and final recommendations (particularly for the fetus, neonate, child, and pregnant woman). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Proceedings of the Workshop on [title] held in Brussels, April 1992, to reevaluate the status of iodine nutrition on the European continent, with the aim of proposing practical measures to correct the deficiency wherever necessary. The volume is divided into four sections: overview of iodine nutrition; iodine nutrition in individual Eu...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:509 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublisher:Springer US

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Overview of Iodine Nutrition: Iodine Nutrition: Sources of Dietary Iodine in Industrialized Countries; J.T. Dunn. Iodine and Physiopathology of the Thyroid: Control of Thyroid Growth; J. Dumont. Methodology of Evaluation of Iodine Nutrition in Developed Countries: Biochemical Evaluation of Iodine Status; P.L. Bourdoux. Status of Iodine Nutrition in North America, Japan, and Australia. Consequences of Iodine Deficiency in Europe on Agriculture and Socioeconomic Development. Consequences of Iodine Deficiency in Europe on Specific Target Groups. Consequences of Iodine Deficiency in Europe in Relation to Nuclear Hazards. Iodine Prophylaxis in Industrialized Countries. Iodine Nutrition in Individual European Countries: Current Research in Iodine Deficiency in Europe. General Comments, Conclusions, and Final Recommendations. 55 additional articles. Index.