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Prof. Kazuomi Kario
Jichi Medical University
School of Medicine
Tochigi
Japan

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Lower Sodium Intake and Renal Protective Effects

Author(s): Biagio Di Iorio, Lucia Di Micco, Maria Luisa Sirico, Serena Torraca, Vincenzo Bellizzi.

Abstract:

The control of sodium intake, and the implementation of low sodium diet in nephrology clinical practice is very low, is difficult when salt have been implicated as targets for manipulation to limit progression of kidney disease. It is well recognized that better control of blood pressure is important in mitigating the progression of CKD.

We describe the effects of Very Low protein Diet on intake of Sodium, and, consequently, on proteinuria and blood pressure.

Keywords: Sodium, blood pressure, CKD

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Article Details

VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2012
Page: [313 - 316]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/1573402111208040313
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