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Diet recommendations for ammonium urate stones please?

Terry MorinvilleTerry Morinville Hayward, CAMember Posts: 8,421
edited 1 October, 2010 in Food & Nutrition
Hello! I recently had surgery to have ammonium urate stones removed. I am doing great, however I am very susceptible to recurrence. I am looking for suggestions for canned foods that will help me avoid this. Here is what my Dr. suggested: canned foods designed for cats w/ liver or renal failure w/ the following characteristics: Low in purine precursors (Purine precursors would turn into purines, causing the uric acid to be higher) promote less acidic urine (pH +7.0) and less concentrated urine. Does anyone have any suggestions? THANK YOU in advance for any help anyone can offer; feel free to pmail me as well. Love and kisses Oreo


  • Holly StonerHolly Stoner Member Posts: 23
    edited 30 September, 2010
    wish I could help...i haven't heard of this type of stone. For other stones and crystals increased water intake is usually recommended, sometimes a prescription food...or changing to a raw diet.
  • Terry MorinvilleTerry Morinville Hayward, CAMember Posts: 8,421
    edited 30 September, 2010
    Thank you Cody! I've heard the same; mom always mixes extra water into our food to help. Thank you for your suggestion!
  • Julie VentrigliaJulie Ventriglia Member Posts: 2,923
    edited 30 September, 2010
    I'm gonna *bump* you up ;)
  • Terry MorinvilleTerry Morinville Hayward, CAMember Posts: 8,421
    edited 1 October, 2010
    Love you much, Tasha! :c9 Thank you!
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