Sodium

Sodium (NA) (2009-2010)

Welcome to the Sodium project site. The project was published between 2009-2010.  Hightlights include:
  • Target audience of adults and children
  • Five (5) sub-topics with fourteen (14) evidence anlaysis questions. Use the links on the left to access the conclusions.
  • Expand the Project Resources section for information on resources developed from this project.

There is no schedule dupdate for this project at this time.
  • Project Team
    The following individuals contributed their valuable time and expertise to this project:

    Workgroup Members
    • Debra Krummel, PhD, RD, Chair
    • Tatyana El-Kour, MS, RD
    • Anne 'Christy' Hummell, MS, RD, CNSD, LD
    • Vijaya Juturu, PhD, FACN
    • Janelle Peralez, MPH, RD
    • Marilyn Schorin, PhD, MPH, RD, FADA
    • Barbara Wakeen,MA, RD, LD
    Project Manager
    • Tami A. Piemonte, MS, RD
    Lead Analysts
    • Joanne Spahn, MS, RD, FADA (resigned March 2009)
    • Diane DellaValle, MS, RD, (starting March 2009)
    Evidence Analysts
    • Stephanie Allshouse, MS, RD
    • Christina Byrnes, MS, RD
    • Sandra Schlicker, PhD, RD
    • Jennifer Shoemaker, MS, RD, LDN
    • Alice Thomson, MS, MPH, RN, RD
    • Janet Yarrow, MS, RD
    Academy Staff
    • ?Deborah Cummins, PhD
    • Kari Kren, MPH, RD
    • Esther Myers, PhD, RD
    Financial Contributor
    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest: In the interest of full disclosure, the Academy has adopted the policy of revealing relationships workgroup members have with companies that sell products or services that are relevant to this topic. Workgroup members are required to disclose potential conflicts of interest by completing the Academy Conflict of Interest Form. It should not be assumed that these financial interests will have an adverse impact on the content, but they are noted here to fully inform readers.
    • Marilyn Shorin - employed by Pepsico, Inc., Yum! Brands, Inc.
    • Janelle Peralez - employed by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

     
  • Project Resources
    The following resources were developed: 
     
    • Sodium Project Presentation - this 37-slide MS PowerPoint presentation includes all conclusions statements and grades of the project. Ideal for you to use for meetings, in-service presentations and classes (not designed for the consumer). Cllick to order
       
    • You and Your Blood Pressure: Beating out Hypertension - Just what is hypertension and what causes it? It has been called a silent threat because you can have high blood pressure and not even know it. While the condition itself has no symptoms, the effect on your body can become life-threatening over time. This brochure, designed for the general public, will help you learn what you can do to prevent and treat high-blood pressure. Click to order.