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INTERSALT: International Study of Sodium, Potassium, and Blood Pressure

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2016
Wellcome Trust
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To coordinate an international study on the relationships between population mean sodium and potassium intake and blood pressure.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Hypertension

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : December 1984
Actual Study Completion Date : April 1997

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MedlinePlus related topics: Potassium

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00005763

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Wellcome Trust
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OverallOfficial: Jeremiah Stamler
Law M: Commentary: Evidence on Salt is Consistent. (Not supported by the grant. This is another commentary.) BMJ, 312:1284-1285, 1996
Stamler J, Elliott P, Dyer AR, et al for the Intersalt Steering and Editorial Committee: Commentary: Sodium and Blood Pressure in the Intersalt Study and Other Studies--In Reply to the Salt Institute. BMJ, 1285-1287, 1996

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00005763    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1045
R01HL033387 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2016
Last Verified: June 2000
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Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases