What should we tell patients with heart failure about sodium restriction and how should we counsel them?

@article{Lennie2013WhatSW,
  title={What should we tell patients with heart failure about sodium restriction and how should we counsel them?},
  author={Terry A. Lennie and Misook Lee Chung and Debra Kay Moser},
  journal={Current heart failure reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={219-26}
}
This article is a review of current evidence regarding the recommended level of dietary sodium, involvement of family members in adoption of a low sodium diet, and evidence-based strategies to increase patient and family member willingness and ability to a follow a low sodium diet. The available evidence suggests that recommending a 2.5 to 3 g sodium diet will meet nutritional needs and decrease risk of hospitalizations. The best strategy identified for patient success is to fully involve both… CONTINUE READING
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