Excess dietary sodium and inadequate potassium intake by hypertensive patients in Italy: results of the MINISAL-SIIA study program.

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INTRODUCTION The aim of the study was to assess the age-specific, sex-specific, and region-specific average sodium and potassium intake and its association with anthropometric characteristics in a sample of the Italian adult hypertensive population. METHODS A total of 1232 hypertensive patients were recruited consecutively by 47 centers recognized by the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000010

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