Associations between serum potassium and sodium levels and risk of hypertension: a community-based cohort study

@inproceedings{Xi2015AssociationsBS,
  title={Associations between serum potassium and sodium levels and risk of hypertension: a community-based cohort study},
  author={Lu Xi Xi and Yong-chen Hao and Jing Liu and Wei Wang and Miao Wang and Guo-qi Li and Yue Qi and Fan Zhao and Wu-xiang Xie and Yan Li and Jia-yi Sun and Jun Liu and Lan-ping Qin and Dong Zhao},
  booktitle={Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE Several studies have examined the relationships between dietary potassium and sodium and hypertension, but few have evaluated the association between serum potassium or sodium and risk of incident hypertension. We therefore investigated the associations between serum potassium and sodium and risk of incident hypertension in a Chinese community-based population. METHODS A total of 839 normotensive individuals without cardiovascular disease from the Chinese Multi-Provincial Cohort… CONTINUE READING

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