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Iodine intake and prevention of thyroid disorders: surveillance is needed

Peter Laurberg and Susanne B Nøhr
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (7): 45-46.
Published online: 1 April 2002

The widespread application of public iodine supplementation programs, which cover about 3–4 billion people worldwide,1,2 is a response to the paucity of iodine in the natural diet in many regions of the world and the severe public health consequences of iodine deficiency.3

  • Peter Laurberg1
  • Susanne B Nøhr2

  • Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark.

Correspondence: laurberg@aas.nja.dk

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