Prescriptions for dietary sodium in patients with chronic kidney disease: how will this shake out?

Journal Article

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at risk of exhibiting expanded extracellular volume, and low-sodium diets are often prescribed to limit clinical complications from this condition. Fan et al. performed a post hoc study from the database of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study. Their article, as well as other recent observations, suggests that a low-sodium diet may not be as beneficial as previously thought in all CKD patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Middleton, JP; Lehrich, RW

Published Date

  • September 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 86 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 457 - 459

PubMed ID

  • 25168493

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25168493

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-1755

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0085-2538

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ki.2014.124


  • eng