Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081p716 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Antenatal thyroid hormone therapy and antithyroid drug use in Norway from 2004 to 2018

Bakken Kjersti , Nermo Kristina , Gunnar Nedrebo Bjorn , IM Korevaar Tim , Strand Tor A.

Thyroid disease during pregnancy is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes and suboptimal fetal development. During the last decades, guidelines for diagnosing thyroid disease during pregnancy have changed considerably, and there has been increased awareness. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of thyroid disease treatment over time among pregnant women in Norway. We combined historical data from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway and the Norwegian Prescription D...

ea0081ep503 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Inadequate iodine intake in lactating women in the inland area of norway

Aarsland Tonje Eiane , Kaldenbach Siri , Solvik Beate Stokke , Bakken Kjersti S. , Strand Tor Arne

Background: Many studies in Norway have found inadequate iodine status in pregnant and lactating women, but no studies have been undertaken in a random, population-based sample. Globally, the main strategy to eliminate iodine deficiency is iodization of salt. However, this is not compulsory in Norway, where the current legislation only permits iodization up to 5 μg per gram of salt. To reach the Nordic Nutrition Recommendation (NNR) of 200 μg/day iodine, supplements ...