[Homestead] Kidney stones rising in children
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Thu Oct 30 19:34:57 EDT 2008
You know, I saw this story the other day, and my first thought was that
most folks buy food from other countries...everything comes from
China...China boosts protein with melamine...melamine causes kidney
Gene GeRue wrote:
> Those of you who are raising children may wish to read this article:
> A Rise in Kidney Stones Is Seen in U.S. Children
> Brendan Smialowski for The New York Times
> YOUNG VICTIM Tessa Cesario, 11, developed a kidney stone in February.
> She has since cut back on salt and is drinking more water.
> By LAURIE TARKAN
> Published: October 27, 2008
> To the great surprise of parents, kidney stones, once considered a
> disorder of middle age, are now showing up in children as young as 5
> or 6.
> While there are no reliable data on the number of cases, pediatric
> urologists and nephrologists across the country say they are seeing a
> steep rise in young patients. Some hospitals have opened pediatric
> kidney stone clinics.
“Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to
hate. Hate leads to suffering.” Yoda
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