Reducing salt in the diet can prevent high blood pressure in those at risk for the disease and can help control high blood pressure in elderly people.
African Americans, older adults, and people with diabetes may benefit most from lowering their dietary sodium intake.
People who are more sensitive to sodium include:
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|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator|
|Last Revised||April 11, 2012|
Last Revised: April 11, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
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