Mini Review

Preventive Measures Against: Type 2 Diabetes and Iodine Deficiency

Zbigniew S*
The type 2 diabetes and Iodine deficiency, according to WHO definition belong to the group of non communicable diseases. Characterized by high frequency on the population level. The main risk factors of the type 2 diabetes are overweight and obesity. The Polish Multicenter Study in Diabetes Epidemiology revealed over 2 millions diabetics in Poland, half of which represented unknown diabetes diagnosed in the course of investigation....

Short Communication

Primary Prevention of Iodine Deficiency Disorders

Zbigniew S*
Prevention of iodine deficiency disorders has been defined by the WHO as one of the main factors influencing the public health [1]. Actually about 1/3 global population is exposed on dangerous iodine deficiency [2,3]. Iodine reacts very easy with Natrum (NaJ) and Kalium (KJ) and is transported to the cells, where returns electrons and creates negative electric potential -54V. 2J=J+2e=-0.54V In this way, iodine is very strong antioxidant and develops particular action against infectious diseases and neoplasmatic processes ...

Case Report

Complete Heart Block Secondary to Newly - Diagnosed Hypothyroidism in 62-Year-Old Female

De Rose LD*
Hypothyroidism has been reported as an uncommon- and possibly reversible - cause of atrioventricular (AV) node heart block. Common causes of AV block include ischemia; iatrogenic causes (typically medications, but also surgical complications), infiltrative conditions such as sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, or malignancy; and infectious conditions such as Lyme disease. This report describes a patient with complete heart block apparently...

Research Article

Outcomes Post Radioactive Iodine Therapy (RAI) in Hyperthyroid Patients with Graves' Disease and Toxic Nodular Disease

Owayed S*, Alshatti K, Hajji S and Aljenaee K
Background: To evaluate the success rate of therapeutic administration of a single calculated 131Iactivity for eliminating hyperthyroidism due to Graves’ disease and autonomous thyroid nodules. Methods: Clinical records were retrospectively reviewed for patients with hyperthyroidism between September 2016 and March 2019 who received Radioactive Iodine (RAI) thyroid gland ablation therapy as definitive...