Tricia Westhoff, M.D., and Eli Ipp, M.D.
Dr. Westhoff is an Endocrinology Fellow, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She reports no commercial conflict of interest. In the past three years, Dr. Ipp has received grant/research support from Pfizer, Inc., R.W. Johnson and Novo-Nordisk. He has served as a consultant for Novo-Nordisk, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceutical and Hoechst Marion Roussel. Dr Ipp has also served on the Speakers' Bureau for Novo-Nordisk.
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the physiological changes in thyroid function during pregnancy
- Describe the mechanisms of hypothyroidism in pregnancy
- List the effects of maternal hypothyroidism upon the fetus.