Feasibility and efficacy of sodium reduction in the Trials of Hypertension Prevention, phase I. Trials of Hypertension Prevention Collaborative Research Group.

@article{Kumanyika1993FeasibilityAE,
  title={Feasibility and efficacy of sodium reduction in the Trials of Hypertension Prevention, phase I. Trials of Hypertension Prevention Collaborative Research Group.},
  author={Shiriki K Kumanyika and Patricia R. Hebert and Jeffrey A. Cutler and V I Lasser and Carolyn P. Sugars and Lyn Steffen-Batey and Amy A. Brewer and Matthew Cameron and L D Shepek and Nancy R. Cook},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={502-12}
}
Phase I of the Trials of Hypertension Prevention was a multicenter, randomized trial of the feasibility and efficacy of seven nonpharmacologic interventions, including sodium reduction, in lowering blood pressure in 30- to 54-year-old individuals with a diastolic blood pressure of 80 to 89 mm Hg. Six centers tested an intervention designed to reduce dietary sodium to 80 mmol (1800 mg)/24 h with a total of 327 active intervention and 417 control subjects. The intervention consisted of eight… CONTINUE READING

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