Dietary sodium content, mortality, and risk for cardiovascular events in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study.

@article{Kalogeropoulos2015DietarySC,
  title={Dietary sodium content, mortality, and risk for cardiovascular events in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study.},
  author={Andreas Kalogeropoulos and Vasiliki V. Georgiopoulou and Rachel A. Murphy and Anne B. Newman and Doug Bauer and T. B. Harris and Z Yang and William B. Applegate and Stephen B. Kritchevsky},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={175 3},
  pages={410-9}
}
IMPORTANCE Additional information is needed about the role of dietary sodium on health outcomes in older adults. OBJECTIVE To examine the association between dietary sodium intake and mortality, incident cardiovascular disease (CVD), and incident heart failure (HF) in older adults. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We analyzed 10-year follow-up data from 2642 older adults (age range, 71-80 years) participating in a community-based, prospective cohort study (inception between April 1, 1997… CONTINUE READING

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