Session 1 – Government Efforts Concerning Sodium Intake
8:30 Session 1 Introduction
Moderator: BRIAN STROM
8:35 Current CDC Efforts Concerning Sodium Intake
ROBERT K. MERRITT, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Adults: The Lifestyle Workgroup Background and Methods
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
FDA’s Activities in Sodium Reduction
Food and Drug Administration
9:10 Questions for Session 1 Speakers
Session 2 – Setting the Stage for Examining Sodium Intake in Populations
9:20 Session 2 Introduction
Moderator: JOE IX
9:25 Salt Sensitivity: Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Clinical Relevance
MATT WEIR, University of Maryland
9:50 Methodological Considerations to Assess Dietary Sodium Intake in the Population Using What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
ALANA MOSHFEGH, USDA Agricultural Research Service
10:25 Sodium Reduction Initiatives in the Americas
BRANKA LEGETIC, Pan American Health Organization
10:50 Questions for Session 2 Speakers
11:10 Break

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