UROLOGICAL DIETS

Urology Specialists of Ohio

UROLOGICAL DIETS

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UROLOGICAL DIETS FOR OPTIMUM HEALTH

Uric Acid Restricted Diet
Calcium Oxalate Restricted Diet
Oxalate Restricted Diet
List of Oxalate Content of Various Foods

Uric Acid Restricted Diet
When uric acid kidney stones are being formed, dietary modification needs to be made.  Increase your intake of foods that create an alkaline urine.

Other Dietary Recommendations
Increase fluid (water) intake.  Drink at least 10-12 glasses of water per day unless local water is hard (hard water contains more calcium)

INCREASE alkaline forming foods:

  • Milk (limit to 2 cups per day)Fruits (especially dried fruits)
  • Vegetables (especially greens, beans and peas)
  • Breads prepared with baking soda or baking powder
  • Fluids (drink approx 10-12 glasses a day)

DECREASE acid forming foods:

  • Meat
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Cereal
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Cranberries (juice)
  • Prunes (juice)
  • Plums

Calcium Oxalate Restricted Diet
A dietary modification includes a moderate calcium restriction, moderate phosphorous restriction, additional fluid intake, along with oxalic acid intake restricted to 50mg per day or less.

Other Dietary Recommendations
Increase fluid (water) intake.  Drink at least 10-12 glasses of water per day unless local water is hard (hard water contains more calcium)
Limit food high in phosphate such as milk, milk products, eggs, organ meats, and whole grains.
Limit foods high in oxalic acid (see list below).

Oxalate Restricted Diet
Those individuals who develop hyperoxaluria (increase oxalate excretion in urine) may have an increased incidence of kidney stones.  Successful treatment of hyperoxaluria requires a significant reduction in intake of dietary oxalates.  Listed below are foods that are high in oxalate and should be avoided in the diet.

 

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Thank you for choosing our group of doctors and staff for your Urology needs. In order for us to better serve you, below is a checklist of things to know and bring to your first appointment. If you do not have the paperwork filled out prior to your appointment, please arrive 15 minutes early to complete in the office. If you do not have the paperwork filled out prior to your appointment time then your appointment will be rescheduled to another date.

Urology Specialists of Ohio has been a committed part of the Springfield community for more that 10 years, and now serves Springfield, Beavercreek, London, Xenia, and Urbana striving to improve the medical community, with excellence in all areas of urology.

Our goals are to provide state of the art medical treatment for patients with genitourinary problems. We provide this in the most compassionate and cost effective way possible. We take pride in providing excellent care with attention to detail and respect in a friendly atmosphere.

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Business Location:
1164 E. Home Road
Springfield, Ohio 45503