Salt excretion in normotensive individuals with metabolic syndrome: a population-based study

  title={Salt excretion in normotensive individuals with metabolic syndrome: a population-based study},
  author={S{\'e}rgio Lam{\^e}go Rodrigues and Marcelo Perim Baldo and Roberto de S{\'a} Cunha and Rodrigo Varej{\~a}o Andre{\~a}o and Maria Del Carmen Bisi Molina and Christine Pereira Gonçalves and Eduardo Miranda Dantas and Jos{\'e} Geraldo Mill},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
The objective of this study was to investigate the association between sodium intake and metabolic syndrome (MS) in individuals free from the confounding effects of increased blood pressure (BP). In all, a total of 1655 individuals (45.8% men) who participated in the MONICA-WHO/Vitoria Project, mean age 45±11 years were investigated. According to NCEP-ATP lll criteria, MS prevalence was 32.9 and 85% of these individuals had BP >130/85 mm Hg. Thus, high BP represents the main MS risk factor… CONTINUE READING

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