ea0090oc12.5 | Oral Communications 12: Environmental Endocrinology | ECE2023
Johannesen Herborg Liggjasardottir
, Andersen Stig
, Sofia Veyhe Anna
Introduction: Iodine deficiency is a significant global health issue of various severity depending on the age of the deficiency. The foetal period is the most critical stage in life, negatively impacting the brain and neurodevelopment. Hence, the developing foetus is a crucial issue, and the present study focussed on iodine nutrition among pregnant women from the Faroe Islands. The need for iodine increases in pregnancy, and the recommended target for median urinary iodine con...