Hyponatremia among runners in the Boston Marathon.

  title={Hyponatremia among runners in the Boston Marathon.},
  author={Christopher S. Almond and Andrew Young Shin and Elizabeth B. Fortescue and Rebekah Mannix and David Wypij and Bryce A. Binstadt and Christine N. Duncan and David P. Olson and Annalisa Salerno and Jane W. Newburger and David S. Greenes},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={352 15},
BACKGROUND Hyponatremia has emerged as an important cause of race-related death and life-threatening illness among marathon runners. [] Key Method Subjects completed a survey describing demographic information and training history. After the race, runners provided a blood sample and completed a questionnaire detailing their fluid consumption and urine output during the race. Prerace and postrace weights were recorded.

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