We screened more than 174 studies on Thyroid Disease this month. These are the most important.
Meta-analysis finds higher prevalence of thyroid disease in celiac patients
Source: PLoS One
- Many nondigestive diseases have been linked to celiac disease (CD).
- Whether thyroid disease is more common in patients with CD has been controversial.
Hyperactive thyroid may increase risk for decline in kidney function
Source: Eur J Endocrinol
- Prior studies have shown an association between hypothyroidism and CKD, but these have been limited by their cross-sectional design, which cannot determine temporality.
- This prospective, longitudinal study in fact found a link between subclinical hyperthyroidism (low levels of TSH) with larger annual eGFR decines and higher rates of CKD.
Do US women get proper counseling with regard to iodine intake?
- Iodine deficiency during pregnancy can lead to congenital hypothyroidism in infants and intellectual impairment.
- Most obstetricians and midwives fail to recommend iodine supplements, says survey.
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