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Sodium Intake and Osteoporosis. Findings From the Women's Health Initiative

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Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine; UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center

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Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Musculoskeletal Diseases | Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases | Women's Health


In this large, prospective, observational cohort study of postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative, Cox proportional hazard regression models showed that sodium intake at or near recommended levels is not likely to impact bone metabolism.

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Citation: J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Apr;101(4):1414-21. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-4017. Epub 2016 Feb 10. Link to article on publisher's site


Full author list omitted for brevity. For full list of authors see article.

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The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism

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