The Truth About Magnesium and Vascular Health: Evidence-Based Recommendations from an Epidemiologist‡
Presented by: Howard D. Sesso, ScD, MPH, FAHA+
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 • 4:00 p.m. ET
Epidemiologic studies have reported a consistent, inverse association between increased intake of magnesium and magnesium-rich foods with healthy arterial function and blood flow. In this webinar, Dr. Howard Sesso will describe the evidence on magnesium supplementation and vascular function, how to screen for magnesium status and the importance of complementary, non-pharmacologic modalities to support vascular function.‡
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Dr. Howard D. Sesso is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and is the Associate Director of the Division of Preventive Medicine at BWH, along with Director of Nutrition Research and Co-Director of Hypertension Research. He is also an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His research focuses on vitamin and mineral supplements and their role in major morbidity, including hypertension. Dr. Sesso is also an expert in the design, methodology, and conduct of randomized clinical trials, having tested vitamin C, vitamin E, a multivitamin, and cocoa extract, among others, as well as recently initiating a trial on magnesium and blood pressure.
+Dr. Sesso is a retained consultant for Pure Encapsulations.