2012 NLA Scientific Sessions Highlights
The Need to Reduce Sodium in the U.S. Diet
Lawrence J. Appel, MD, MPH
The current recommended upper limit of sodium per day is 2300 mg (100 mmol) in the general population, but 1500 mg (65 mmol) in high-risk groups such as African American, middle and older aged adults, and people with high blood pressure, diabetes, or CKD.
Debate Part 2 - Metabolic and Endocrine Effects of Consuming Beverages Sweetened with Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose, and HFCS
Debate Part 1 - Is High-fructose Corn Syrup a Problem?
Statin Therapy and New Onset Diabetes Mellitus
The High-Risk Plaque (HRP) Initiative
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD
Assessment of subclinical atherosclerosis, particular high-risk ("vulnerable") plaque, has been proposed as an alternative strategy to risk factors and circulation biomarkers in the prediction of atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease.