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Cardiometabolic Beat Podcast

Jul 5, 2023

Reducing the Impact of High Sodium Intake to Optimize CVD Risk Across the Spectrum 

Episode 1: Sodium Loading in Narcolepsy

with Virend Somers, MD, PhD, Deborah Clegg, PhD, RD, and Gregg Pressman, MD, FACC, FASE


In this 3-part podcast series, Virend Somers, MD, PhD, Professor at the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Mayo Clinic moderates discussions with Deborah Clegg, PhD, RD, Professor of Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University and Gregg Pressman, MD, FACC, FASE, Professor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University on salt, sleep, and how these relate to increased cardiovascular risk.  They discuss the risk of increased sodium intake in patients with CVD or at CVD risk, including in patients with sleep disorders, as well as practical strategies to minimize the impact of elevated sodium.

Recorded May 4, 2023.