Calcium, magnesium and potassium intake and mortality in women with heart failure: the Women's Health Initiative.

@article{Levitan2013CalciumMA,
  title={Calcium, magnesium and potassium intake and mortality in women with heart failure: the Women's Health Initiative.},
  author={Emily B Levitan and James M. Shikany and Ali Ahmed and Linda G Snetselaar and Lisa W. Martin and Jess David Curb and Cora E. Lewis},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 1},
  pages={
          179-85
        }
}
Although diet is thought to affect the natural history of heart failure (HF), nutrient intake in HF patients has not been well studied. Based on prior research linking high intake of Ca, Mg and K to improved cardiovascular health, we hypothesised that these nutrients would be inversely associated with mortality in people with HF. Of the 161 808 participants in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), we studied 3340 who experienced a HF hospitalisation. These participants were followed for post… CONTINUE READING

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