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To convert sodium (Na) in mg to mEq you divide the value by the molecular weight of sodium (23 mg/mM). In this case for example 157 mg of sodium equals 7 mEq. Usual low sodium diets contain less than 3000 mg or 130 mEq of sodium.

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