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Dietary History and Dietary Records in Renal Stone Patients and Controls

  • B. Fellström
  • B. G. Danielson
  • B. Karlström
  • H. Lithell
  • S. Ljunghall
  • B. Vessby

Abstract

Dietary factors have been suggested to be important in the increase in renal calcium stone disease in Western countries. It has been shown that dietary animal protein is the nutrient best related to the frequency of stone disease between various countries1. Animal protein has also been shown to cause an increased excretion of urinary constituents important for calcium stone formation2−6. In another controlled study on dietary habits, however, based on interviews with stone formers and controls, no difference could be found regarding the major nutrients, except for a higher intake of fibre among healthy controls7. These conflicting reports prompted us to make the present study.

Keywords

Urinary Excretion Stone Disease Dietary Record Dietary History Calcium Stone 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Fellström
    • 1
  • B. G. Danielson
    • 1
  • B. Karlström
    • 1
  • H. Lithell
    • 1
  • S. Ljunghall
    • 1
  • B. Vessby
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Internal Medicine and GeriatricsUniversity HospitalUppsalaSweden

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