The importance of population-wide sodium reduction as a means to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke: A Call to action from the American Heart Association

Lawrence J. Appel, Edward D. Frohlich, John E. Hall, Thomas A. Pearson, Ralph L. Sacco, Douglas R. Seals, Frank M. Sacks, Sidney C. Smith, Dorothea K. Vafiadis, Linda V. Van Horn

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285 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1138-1143
Number of pages6
Issue number10
StatePublished - Mar 15 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • AHA Scientific Statements
  • blood pressure
  • cardiovascular disease
  • hypertension
  • kidney disease
  • salt
  • sodium
  • stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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