• Gestational Diabetes in New Zealand Ethnic Groups

      Jowitt, L (Open Access Text (OAT), 2016)
      In New Zealand the rise in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) prevalence reflects the current patterns of increasing obesity and diabetes. Approximately 61,000 women give birth in New Zealand every year, and about 4.9% ...
    • Iodine Status in European Women in New Zealand With Moderate Selenium Deficiency

      Jowitt, L; Duxbury, MD (OA Text (OAT), 2017)
      For the optimal function of thyroid gland, adequate intakes of iodine and selenium are required. Since iodine is essential component of the thyroid hormones, its insufficiency leads to inadequate hormone production and ...
    • Selenium and Thyroid Health in NZ European Women

      Jowitt, L (Open Access Text (OAT), 2017)
      The primary aim of the study was to determine differences in the hormonal status (TSH, T3, and T4) between healthy participants and participants with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. The secondary aim of the study was to assess ...