In episode 492, Mike and James delve into a couple of potentially practice-changing results. The first trial looked at the effect of different shoes for knee osteoarthritis. You might be surprised by the results. The second trial is the first ever look at a salt substitute and what it does, believe it or not, to cardiovascular events and death. Yeah! You might also be surprised by the results. Check out what was found in this PREMIUM podcast.
1) The Effect of Flat Flexible Versus Stable Supportive Shoes on Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms: A Randomized Trial
Ann Intern Med. 2021 Apr 174:462-71
2) Effect of Salt Substitution on Cardiovascular Events and Death
N Engl J Med 2021; 385:1067-1077 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2105675