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Join the IG Live Event Kidney Stones, Alkali Citrate, and Prevention Q&A with Leading Experts

Join the IG Live Event: Stone Stopper, Alkali Citrate, and Prevention Q&A with Leading Experts

Are you or someone you know suffering from kidney stones? If so, you're not alone. Kidney stones can be an incredibly painful and common condition, but the good news is that there's a lot you can do to prevent them. To shed light on this topic and answer your burning questions, we're excited to announce an upcoming Instagram Live event featuring two renowned experts in the field who will dive into Stone Stopper, Alkali Citrate and the Prevention of Kidney Stones.

Meet Our Experts:

Dr. David Goldfarb - Leading Nephrologist and Stone Stopper Co-Founder

Dr. David Goldfarb,a prominent figure in kidney health, teaches kidney physiology at the NYU School of Medicine and brings extensive experience in treating various types of kidney stones. He has held various leadership positions in the nephrology field, including roles in organizations such as the National Kidney Foundation, the Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation, and the International Cystinuria Foundation, alongside his clinical work.

He's also the principal investigator of the Rare Kidney Stone Consortium's Cystinuria Project, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Dr. Goldfarb's commitment to kidney health has been recognized with accolades like "Stone Crusher of the Year" by the Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation and "Nephrologist of the Year" by the American Kidney Fund.

Melanie Betz - The Kidney Dietitian

Melanie Betz, MS, RD, CSR, CSG, is a Registered Dietitian with a specialization in kidney stones. She is the founder of The Kidney Dietitian, an online platform that provides clear, evidence-based information about kidney stones and disease. Furthermore, Melanie has conducted research published in peer-reviewed journals, focusing on patient knowledge and adherence to renal diets, plant-based diets in kidney disease, in addition to the role of nutrition in kidney stone prevention.

With over a decade of experience, Melanie decided to make a difference in the world of kidney stone prevention. The Kidney Dietitian was born, offering individualized, science-based guidance through Kidney Stone Nutrition School and comprehensive training for registered dietitians.

Event Details:

📅 Date: Thursday, October 26 🕒 Time: 1:00 PM EST

Your Questions, Answered:

Melanie and Dr. Goldfarb will address common questions and concerns about kidney stones. Here are some of the questions that might come up:

  1. How long does it take to form a kidney stone?
  2. What is a 24-hour urine test and what is it looking for?
  3. Does testing urine at home help in monitoring for stone formation? If so, what do you recommend using?
  4. Why is the prevalence of kidney stones going up?
  5. What is the effect of alcohol on stone formation?
  6. What foods MUST BE AVOIDED to avoid kidney stones?
  7. If someone needs to increase calcium intake, have supplements been shown to help?
  8. Can heavy lifting cause kidney stones to move?
  9. How can I increase alkali citrate intake?
  10. Worst drink for kidney stones?

Plus, so much more!

The Role of Stone Stopper:

An exciting aspect of this event is the focus on Stone Stopper, a product renowned for its potential in reducing fluid retention and aiding in kidney stone prevention. Have questions about how to incorporate Stone Stopper into your kidney stone prevention plan and if it's safe for you? Or have other kidney-related conditions like PKD? 

Be Informed, Stay Healthy:

Kidney stone prevention is within your reach, and it starts with knowledge. Additionally, this Instagram Live event offers you the opportunity to connect directly with leading experts in the field. 

Mark your calendar, invite your friends, and prepare your questions for this highly informative and interactive session. Whether you've had kidney stones in the past or dont't want them in the future, this IG Live event is a must-attend.

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  • Your website says this IG Live is on Oct 17th , but I got an email showing it is on Oct 26th at 1PM EST. On your home page it shows one date at the top and the 26th lower down – looking for clarification as I wanted to participate.
    Thank you!

    Maureen Pethick

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