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Kidney Stones Becoming More Prevalent in Children: What Parents Should Know

January 30, 2024

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5-15 mins
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Presented by Health Lab

Kidney stones have been increasing by 10% yearly over the last decade in children, and it’s from several causes, according to researchers at Michigan Health Lab. Not drinking enough water, eating processed foods, and eating a large amount of salt are large contributors. Kate Kraft, M.D. M.H.P.E., a pediatric urologist at University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, delves into what kidney stones are, how they form, and what parents can do.

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