The importance of population-wide sodium reduction as a means to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke: A Call to action from the American Heart Association

Lawrence J. Appel, Edward D. Frohlich, John E. Hall, Thomas A. Pearson, Ralph L. Sacco, Douglas R. Seals, Frank M. Sacks, Sidney C. Smith, Dorothea K. Vafiadis, Linda V. Van Horn

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257 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1138-1143
Number of pages6
JournalCirculation
Volume123
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 15 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • AHA Scientific Statements
  • blood pressure
  • cardiovascular disease
  • hypertension
  • kidney disease
  • salt
  • sodium
  • stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology (medical)
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Appel, L. J., Frohlich, E. D., Hall, J. E., Pearson, T. A., Sacco, R. L., Seals, D. R., Sacks, F. M., Smith, S. C., Vafiadis, D. K., & Van Horn, L. V. (2011). The importance of population-wide sodium reduction as a means to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke: A Call to action from the American Heart Association. Circulation, 123(10), 1138-1143. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0b013e31820d0793