"A book for kidney stone sufferers from recognized authorities in stone prevention!"

The Kidney Stones Handbook A Patient's Guide to Hope, Cure and Prevention by Gail Savitz and Dr. Stephen Leslie The Kidney Stones Handbook A Patient's Guide to Hope, Cure and Prevention

by Gail R. Savitz & Stephen W. Leslie, M.D., foreword by Martin I. Resnick, M.D.
Four Geez Press

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The Kidney Stones Handbook

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.

New, revised edition Now available 100+ more pages! Medication list, important medical references you can read and show your doctor, medical conditions associated with stones, suggestions and tips for treatment selection, stones in children, summary of dietary therapies and how to find the best specialists and much, much more!

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Quality Trade Paperback -- 300 Pages -- ISBN: 0963706861
9x6x1 Inches -- 1 lbs
2nd Revised Edition June, 2000

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