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From Internal Medicine Journal:

Does low sodium increase risk of falls and hip fractures?

Michael Kanter, MD, chair of clinical science, co-authors study of hyponatremia and accidents that can cause injury or death.

June 18, 2020

The relationship between hyponatremia (a condition in which blood sugar is too low) and falls and hip fractures among older adults has heretofore not been well understood. This study by Dr. Kanter and other Kaiser Permanente colleagues examines the correlation in patients with sub-acute and chronic hyponatremia.

Read the article in Internal Medicine Journal .