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  1. ... Development Vaccine Information Pediatric Counter-Terrorism Measures Potassium Iodide ("KI"): Instructions to make Potassium Iodide Solution for Use During a Nuclear Emergency (Liquid ...
  2. Diet - iodine ... Iodine is needed for the normal metabolism of cells. Metabolism is the process of converting food into energy. Humans need iodine for normal thyroid function, and for the production ...
  3. Iodine uptake test; RAIU ... to swallow a liquid or capsule containing radioactive iodine. After a certain period of time (usually 6 ... have: Diarrhea (may decrease absorption of the radioactive iodine) Recent x-ray test using iodine-based contrast ( ...
  4. Iodine From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    What is iodine and what does it do? Iodine is a mineral found in some foods. The body needs iodine to ... find out more about iodine? Disclaimer How much iodine do I need? The amount of iodine you ...
  5. Potassium iodide is used to protect the thyroid gland from taking in radioactive iodine that may be released during a nuclear radiation emergency. Radioactive iodine can damage the thyroid gland. You should only ...
  6. Potassium Iodide (KI) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Health Matters What's New A - Z Index Potassium Iodide (KI) Possible Health Effects of Radiation Exposure and ... I get KI (potassium iodide)? What is Potassium Iodide (KI)? KI (potassium iodide) is a salt of ...
  7. Iodine Deficiency (American Thyroid Association)  
    What is Iodine Deficiency? Iodine is an element that is needed for the production of thyroid hormone. The body does not ... Soy sauce Yogurt Diagnosis How do you diagnose iodine deficiency? Iodine deficiency is diagnosed across populations and ...
  8. ... Radioactive Iodine for Hyperthyroidism Share: Fact Sheet Radioactive Iodine for Hyperthyroidism April, 2012 Download PDFs English Zulu ... prepare for RAI or surgery. How does radioactive iodine treatment work? Iodine is important for making thyroid ...
  9. Radioactive Iodine (I-131) Therapy for Hyperthyroidism (American College of Radiology) (Radiological Society of North America)  
    Radioactive Iodine (I-131) Therapy • Overview Radioactive Iodine I-131 (also called Radioiodine I-131) therapy is a treatment for an overactive thyroid, a condition called hyperthyroidism . Hyperthyroidism can be caused ...
  10. Frequently Asked Questions on Potassium Iodide (KI) (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... Counter-Terrorism Measures Frequently Asked Questions on Potassium Iodide (KI) In December 2001, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final Guidance on Potassium Iodide as a Thyroid Blocking Agent in Radiation Emergencies ( ...
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