Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| IODINE EXCESS, THYROID DYSFUNCTION, CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES, AND MORTALITY AMONG U.S. VETERANS|
Angela M Leung
||West Los Angeles, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2020 -
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The research proposal will examine the associations between excess iodine exposure (from iodinated radiologic contrast agents) and iodine-induced thyroid dysfunction, cardiovascular outcomes, and mortality among Veterans. Iodine is a micronutrient required for thyroid hormone production, which in turn is important for overall metabolism (regulation of oxygen consumption and actions of protein, carbohydrate, lipid, and vitamin use) and has effects on mood, cognition, the heart, muscle, and bone....
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