Affiliation: Akershus University College
- Iodine-induced goitre and high prevalence of anaemia among Saharawi refugee womenSigrun Henjum
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, PO Box 4, St Olavs Plass, NO 0130 Oslo, Norway
Public Health Nutr 15:1512-8. 2012..The main objective was to assess iodine status (thyroid volume (Tvol) and urinary iodine concentration (UIC)) and their determinants in Saharawi refugee women...
- Endemic goitre and excessive iodine in urine and drinking water among Saharawi refugee childrenSigrun Henjum
Akershus University College, Lillestrøm, Norway
Public Health Nutr 13:1472-7. 2010..To assess the prevalence of enlarged thyroid volume (Tvol) in Saharawi refugee children, and their urinary iodine concentration (UIC), and to identify possible sources of excess iodine intake...
- Data quality and practical challenges of thyroid volume assessment by ultrasound under field conditions - observer errors may affect prevalence estimates of goitreSigrun Henjum
Akershus University College, P O Box 423, N 2001 Lillestrøm, Norway
Nutr J 9:66. 2010....
- Iodine Concentration in Breastmilk and Urine among Lactating Women of Bhaktapur, NepalSigrun Henjum
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, P O Box 4, St Olavs Plass, Oslo 0130, Norway
Nutrients 8:. 2016..These findings emphasize the importance of carefully monitoring iodine intake to minimize the risk of iodine excess and subsequently preventing transient iodine-induced hypothyroidism in breastfed infants. ..
- Correlates of fruit, vegetable, soft drink, and snack intake among adolescents: the ESSENS studyMekdes K Gebremariam
Department of Nursing and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Food Nutr Res 60:32512. 2016..Identifying modifiable correlates of dietary behaviors is of utmost importance for the promotion of healthy dietary behaviors...
- Low dietary diversity and micronutrient adequacy among lactating women in a peri-urban area of NepalSigrun Henjum
1Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, PO Box 4, St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
Public Health Nutr 18:3201-10. 2015....