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This book provides kidney stone patients with information about their disease, how it can be treated, and the prevention of recurrence. Written by a woman with a medical journalist background who had kidney stones, this resource includes ten chapters covering topics such as symptoms of kidney stones; diagnostic issues; risk factors; the different types of stones, including calcium oxalate, struvite, uric acid and cystine; lithotripsy-what to expect before, during and after-nutrition and its impact on stone recurrence; the role of water and other fluids; working as a member of one's own health care team; working with urologists; prevention of kidney stones and a special section for the children of parents with kidney stones. The book also includes a glossary, reference list, and subject index. 53 references. Multiple graphs and illustrations. Foods to Avoid Charts by stone type. Recommended by C. Everett Koop, M.D., former Surgeon General.
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