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Overview of Time Requirement from Study

The study is ongoing for the next five years, so you can sign up according to your schedule. Appointments can be booked based off of your daily agenda. If this is a study you would be interested in participating in and can manage, go onto the next page to see if you qualify!

STEP BY STEP

GUIDE

FOR

PARTICIPANTS

If you're interested in being a part of this study, this step-by-step guide will help you learn what you'll expect from our process.

If you would like to sign up look for our table or give us an email.  

Read on to learn more!

PLEASE NOTE: The below inclusion and exclusion criteria are only general criteria. Individuals must undergo Pre-Study Screenings to further assess genetic and physical criteria needed to enter the two-week diet study.

INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION CRITERIA

Who CAN participate in the study?

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals between the ages 18-70

  • Individuals of Caucasian/White or African American/Black descent

  • Individuals with normal blood pressure willing to participate for two weeks after pre-study screening tests

  • Individuals of normal to moderate weight (BMI between 18-29.9)

  • Individuals with hypertension

  • Individuals with diabetes

  • Individuals with congestive heart failure or history of stroke

  • Individuals with myocardial infarction

  • Women who are pregnant or currently planning on getting pregnant

Who CANNOT participate in the study?

Exclusion Criteria:

THE SALT STUDY

Move through this slideshow to see our study in action!

A quick trip through the study: