Angela M Leung

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast milk iodine and perchlorate concentrations in lactating Boston-area women
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1673-7. 2007
  2. pmc Breastmilk iodine concentrations following acute dietary iodine intake
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Thyroid 22:1176-80. 2012
  3. pmc History of U.S. iodine fortification and supplementation
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nutrients 4:1740-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Iodine-induced thyroid dysfunction
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:414-9. 2012
  5. pmc Environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate exposures and infant serum thyroid function
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Thyroid 22:938-43. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Thyroid function in pregnancy
    Angela M Leung
    Boston University School of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:137-40. 2012
  7. pmc Iodine status and thyroid function of Boston-area vegetarians and vegans
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1303-7. 2011
  8. pmc Factors determining the persistence or recurrence of well-differentiated thyroid cancer treated by thyroidectomy and/or radioiodine in the Boston, Massachusetts area: A retrospective chart review
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA USA
    Thyroid Res 4:9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple unilateral adrenal adenomas in a patient with primary hyperaldosteronism
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:76-9. 2008
  10. pmc Iodine nutrition in pregnancy and lactation
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 40:765-77. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast milk iodine and perchlorate concentrations in lactating Boston-area women
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1673-7. 2007
    ..Breastfed infants rely on adequate maternal dietary iodine intake...
  2. pmc Breastmilk iodine concentrations following acute dietary iodine intake
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Thyroid 22:1176-80. 2012
    ..We assessed the effect of and time to peak breastmilk iodine levels after potassium iodine ingestion, which has never been studied and is important toward interpretation of studies of breastmilk iodine measurements...
  3. pmc History of U.S. iodine fortification and supplementation
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nutrients 4:1740-6. 2012
    ..This review highlights the history of the discovery of iodine and its uses, discusses the sources of iodine nutrition, and summarizes the current recommendations for iodine intake with a focus on women of childbearing age...
  4. doi request reprint Iodine-induced thyroid dysfunction
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:414-9. 2012
    ..To summarize the mechanisms of iodine-induced hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, identify the risk factors for thyroid dysfunction following an iodine load, and summarize the major sources of excess iodine exposure...
  5. pmc Environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate exposures and infant serum thyroid function
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Thyroid 22:938-43. 2012
    ..The current study assessed the relationships between environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate exposures and infant serum thyroid function...
  6. doi request reprint Thyroid function in pregnancy
    Angela M Leung
    Boston University School of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:137-40. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Iodine status and thyroid function of Boston-area vegetarians and vegans
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1303-7. 2011
    ..The iodine status and thyroid function of U.S. vegetarians and vegans have not been previously studied. Environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate (inhibitors of thyroid iodine uptake) exposures may adversely affect thyroid function...
  8. pmc Factors determining the persistence or recurrence of well-differentiated thyroid cancer treated by thyroidectomy and/or radioiodine in the Boston, Massachusetts area: A retrospective chart review
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA USA
    Thyroid Res 4:9. 2011
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  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple unilateral adrenal adenomas in a patient with primary hyperaldosteronism
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:76-9. 2008
    ..To report a rare case of multiple unilateral adrenal adenomas in which immunohistochemistry results confirmed primary hyperaldosteronism in each of 3 adenomas...
  10. pmc Iodine nutrition in pregnancy and lactation
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 40:765-77. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Perchlorate and thiocyanate exposure and thyroid function in first-trimester pregnant women
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3207-15. 2010
    ..Thiocyanate, derived from foods and cigarette smoke, is a less potent competitive sodium/iodide symporter inhibitor than perchlorate...
  12. doi request reprint Colostrum iodine and perchlorate concentrations in Boston-area women: a cross-sectional study
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:326-30. 2009
    ..Perchlorate and thiocyanate are environmental inhibitors of iodide transport into the thyroid and lactating breast...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of environmental perchlorate on thyroid function in pregnant women from Córdoba, Argentina, and Los Angeles, California
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:412-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether environmental perchlorate exposure adversely affects thyroid function in women in the first trimester of pregnancy...
  14. doi request reprint Perchlorate, iodine and the thyroid
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:133-41. 2010
    ..The health impact of environmental perchlorate may be dependent upon adequate iodine intake and should be interpreted in combination with other environmental exposures that are also potential thyroidal endocrine disruptors...
  15. ncbi request reprint A dietary iodine questionnaire: correlation with urinary iodine and food diaries
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Thyroid 17:755-62. 2007
    ..It has been difficult to determine the sources of U.S. dietary iodine. This study was designed to validate a self-administered questionnaire about dietary iodine sources...
  16. pmc Thyroid testing during pregnancy at an academic Boston Area Medical Center
    Donny L F Chang
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1452-6. 2011
    ..Gestational hypothyroidism leads to adverse obstetric outcomes and intellectual impairment in offspring. Pregnancy thyroid screening is controversial...