A Patient-Centered Clinic With Custom Treatments
It is important to note that people form kidney stones for a wide variety of reasons. While there are well-known examples of foods or drinks that may contribute to kidney stone formation – like sweet tea, salty foods, and meat – these may not be contributing to your specific reason for developing kidney stones. Therefore, it is imperative to understand the particular metabolic risk factors in each individual’s urine to prevent future stone formation.
How We Stop Stone Formation – Before It Starts
Each patient undergoes serum studies and evaluation of urine collected over 24 hours. This urine is then analyzed for a variety of metabolites. Once specific risk factors are identified, you will meet with a urologist to develop a custom-tailored plan to reduce your risk of developing additional stones and managing any current stones present. These plans focus on specific dietary modifications and potential medications that can improve urinary risk factors. The Kidney Stone Reduction Clinic work engages nephrologists and nutritionists as deemed necessary.
Who Should Enroll in the Kidney Stone Reduction Clinic?
Any individual who has experienced a kidney stone and: