Lecture 34 Proteins and requirements

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Lecture 34 Protein Requirements
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50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 -30 -10 10 30 Time (min) Blood Pressure Effect of Drinking Sodium Solution on Blood Pressure Kidney remove sodium Except Drink salt containing beverage
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Salt-Sensitive Individuals 1.High incidence in African Americans 2.African Americans have high incidence of hypertension. - Partly due to salt intake - Partly due to increased environmental stress
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Results Reducing Salt intake to 1.5 g/day: Reduced blood pressure of salt- sensitive individuals ? Had a significant effect in non- salt sensitive individuals - reason: large degree of day to day variability
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Facts about blood pressure Major predictor of: Heart Attack Stroke Retina Failure Kidney Failure
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Facts about blood pressure No physical cause 90 – 95% of hypertensives Secondary Adrenal tumors Kidney disease Essential (Primary )
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Facts about blood pressure Systolic Pressure peak pressure of arteries 120 mmHg Diastolic Pressure minimum pressure of arteries 80 mmHg BP> 140 mmHg BP> 90 mmHg
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Facts about blood pressure 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 20-34 35-44 45.54 55-64 65-74 75- Males Females Age Incidence of Elevated Blood Pressure (%) Health, United States, 2005, CDC
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0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 Nonpoor Near Poor Poor Incidence of Elevated Blood Pressure (%) Health, United States, 2005, CDC
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Factors associated with hypertension Alcohol > 3 oz. per day
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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