iodine deficiency disorder

iodine deficiency disorder

Any condition–eg, cretinism and brain damage, goiter, or hypothyroidism, attributable to iodine deficiency and corrected by adequate dietary iodine. See Iodine.

io·dine de·fi·cien·cy dis·or·der

(ī'ŏ-dīn dĕ-fish'ĕn-sē dis-ōr'dĕr)
A lack of iodine that causes growth and development disorders.
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[USPRwire, Thu Aug 22 2019] Fortified Salts Market: Introduction Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) and Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) contributes for the micronutrient deficiencies of public health significance across the globe, prominently in the developing and under-developed economies.
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'Around 1.9 billion people around the globe are at the risk of Iodine Deficiency Disorder. In Pakistan majority of iodine deficient are women and children.
It means we are lacking in iodine in our diet and Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) deprives every affected individual of his health, intelligence (IQ) and consequently economic productivity," NNC Regional Coordinator Parolita Mission said in a news forum here Thursday.
He said the Iodine deficiency disorder programmae was being implemented throughout the world by Nutrition International, UNICEF and World Food Programme.
He said iodine deficiency disorder was a serious public health threat for people living in remote villages consuming salt without iodine.
"Iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) is the single greatest cause of preventable mental retardation," says Kul Gautam, the former deputy executive director of UNICEF.
In Pakistan, 70% people are afflicted with iodine deficiency disorder (IDD).
About 70% of Pakistani population is reported to be at risk of iodine deficiency disorder (8).
" Iodine deficiency disorder is still a public health problem in Delhi.
Financial Support: Malaysia Ministry of Health Research Grant Code: MRG-2005-13 Prevalence of iodine deficiency disorder amongst Orang Asli in Hulu Selangor
Zulueta said one of her agency's goals is to help Cuba receive certification as a non-IDD (iodine deficiency disorder) nation by 2005.