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22nd European Congress of Endocrinology

05 Sep 2020 - 09 Sep 2020

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Europe's leading endocrinology congress showcasing the very best in the study and treatment of endocrine disorders.

ePoster Presentations

Environmental Endocrinology

ea0070ep271 | Environmental Endocrinology | ECE2020

Iodine status in the Faroe Islands among adults aged 40–74 years old

Johannesen Herborg , Knudsen Gunnar , Andersen Stig , Weihe Pál , Veyhe Anna Sofía

Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the urinary iodine concentrations (UIC) in an adult population in the Faroe Islands. Iodine status in the adult population assumed to be sufficient due to the high frequency of seafood consumption1 although UIC has not been investigated previously in the Faroe Islands. World Health Organization recommends monitoring iodine status in all populations. Iodine nutrition is a key determinant of thyroid disease risk<p class="abstex...