A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease

September 17, 2015 9:00 PM

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THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A diet high in sodium and potassium can make chronic kidney disease (CKD) worse, a new study claims.

"These data warrant future clinical trials to test the effect of a moderate reduction in dietary sodium and potassium intake on CKD progression in patients with high dietary sodium or potassium intake," study leader Dr. Jiang He, from Tulane University, said in a news release from the American Socie...

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