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Session Recording from PHA's 2012 10th International PH Conference
Defensive Dining: Eating to Maintain Health and Avoid Complications – How to Eat Smart

June 23, 2012

Your diet can affect PH in several ways. Examples include sodium and fluid restriction to manage heart failure, maintaining your ideal body weight and foods that interact with medications. Additionally, many patients have questions about the use of nutritional supplements, vitamins and herbs to help treat PH.

Presenter Information

Charles Burger, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Fla. (Chair); Glenna Traiger, RN, MSN, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.; Karen Verlander, PH patient, Jacksonville, Fla.








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