High sodium intake is tied to lower mortality in patients with diabetes

04/19/2011 | Reuters

A study in the journal Diabetes Care found that patients with type 2 diabetes who had an extra 2.3 grams of sodium in their urine had a 28% reduced risk of dying. "It raises the possibility that in people with type 2 diabetes, low salt intake is not always beneficial," the researchers said.

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