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Kidney stones send half a million Americans to the emergency room every year, but there are ways to decrease your risk. To help you learn about symptoms, prevention tips and treatment, this month, the National Kidney Foundation answers the top 10 questions about kidney stones.

Check out our A to Z Guide for answers on many other kidney-related issues.

1. What is a kidney stone?

A kidney stone is a...

Any type of water including spring water, tea, and coffee are preferred for patients with a history of kidney stones. Soda pop and sports drinks, especially those that contain fructose and sugar should be avoided in those individuals who have had kidney stones.
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Kidney stones less than 5 millimeters in diameter will commonly pass without surgery. I recommend you take plenty of water and follow a low salt diet. I usually recommend a DASH diet. You can review the DASH diet at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.pdf Peripheral alpha blocking drugs such as tamsulosin or doxazosin can also be used to...
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~ Collaboration aims to improve kidney transplantation and enhance health equity ~

(New York, NY (November 16, 2023) – The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is proud to announce its latest investment through the NKF Innovation Fund. ZeitLife™ Transplant Innovations, Inc., is a global medical device company specializing in advancing technologies to modernize kidney preservation and logistics.

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Stones that are less than 5 millimeters (mm) in size will generally pass without surgical intervention. You should drink plenty of water, and drink water in sufficient quantities to force you to awaken at night and then drink water in the middle of the night. You should also follow a DASH diet. You should follow a low-salt diet (less than 2000 milligrams of sodium intake per day) and you can review the DASH diet at:...
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Collaboration Sets the Stage for an Enhanced National Registry for All Stages and Types of Kidney Disease

(November 01, 2023, New York, NY) - The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and HHS Technology Group, LLC™ (HTG) have reached an agreement to collaborate on the KidneyCARE (Community Access to Research Equity)TM Study, the new...

(December 4, 2023, New York, NY) —The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has launched a new four-part patient-friendly animated video series to educate and help patients from diverse backgrounds and with varying levels of health literacy better understand the link between systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and...

(December 4, 2023, New York, NY) — The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is excited to announce the appointment of Darrius M. Jones, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital and Design Officer at United Services Automobile Association (USAA), to NKF’s National Board of Directors. Darrius brings his leadership and advocacy...

(dic 4, 2023, New York, NY) —La Fundación Nacional del Riñón (NKF, por sus siglas en inglés) ha lanzado una nueva serie de videos animados de ocho partes para educar y ayudar a pacientes de diversos orígenes y con distintos niveles de conocimientos de salud a comprender mejor el vínculo entre el lupus eritematoso sistémico o(...