Global, regional and national sodium intakes in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis of 24 h urinary sodium excretion and dietary surveys worldwide
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    Increasing number of the patients with endstage renal disease (ESRD) is nowadays a serious problem in each country, including many Western countries and Asian countries. Diabetic nephropathy (DMN) is the major cause of the incidence of ESRD in worldwide. In Japan, DMN has been the leading cause of dialysis since 1998 despite many innovative achievements in the pharmacological treatment for diabetes mellitus. Excessive...

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    Salt intake and Blood Pressure
    • Dr. Yashoda R Kattimani, Assistnt Professor
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      • Dr. Mahantayya V Math Dr. Rita M Khadkikar Dr. Sanhita R Walawlkar

    Salt intake and Blood Pressure We have read the excellent article by Dr Powles and collagues in your journal on the Global, regional and national sodium intake in 1990 and 2010 (BMJ open 2013;3(12):e003733) (1). Approximately 1 billion people in the world had high blood pressure (>140/90 mm Hg) in 2000 and this is likely to increase to about 1.5 billion by 2025 (2,3).The increase in dietary salt intake in many coun...

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