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  1. ... on Prescribing Medicine Information on Buying Medicine 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 4 ... have: Diarrhea (may decrease absorption of the radioactive iodine) Had recent CT scans using intravenous or oral ...
  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 ... infants and women who are pregnant. 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)  
    ... Tools CDC Response, Japan 2011 Specific Hazards Potassium Iodide (KI) Language: English Español (Spanish) Recommend on Facebook ... potassium iodide)? Where can I get KI (potassium iodide)? KI (potassium iodide) is a salt of stable ( ...
  7. Iodine Deficiency (American Thyroid Association)  
    ... other organs working as they should. What is Iodine Deficiency? Iodine is an element that is needed ... risk for iodine deficiency. 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. Frequently Asked Questions on Potassium Iodide (KI) (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... and Drug Preparedness 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 ( ...
  10. ... Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials Low-Dose Radioactive Iodine Destroys Thyroid Tissue Left after Surgery Adapted from ... NCI Cancer Bulletin . A low dose of radioactive iodine given after surgery for thyroid cancer destroyed (ablated) ...
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