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I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia since I was 17 years old and I have been able to control it by diet, but for the past month or so I have been stressing a lot with my work and have started having problems with my sugar levels dropping. This past week, I have passed about 4 kidney stones. I was wondering if my hypoglycemia could be causing the kidney stones and what else that I may can do to help with my levels from dropping? Any help would greatly be appreciated! Thank you!
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replied July 30th, 2017
Hypoglycemia is not associated with the formation of kidney stones.

Urolithiasis or kidney stones refers to the presence of calculi anywhere along the course of the urinary tracts.

By far the most common stone is calcium oxalate, however the exact distribution of stones depends on the population and associated metabolic abnormalities (e.g. struvite stones are more frequently encountered in women, as urinary tract infection as more common)

The more common composition of stones include :
- calcium oxalate +/- calcium phosphate: ~75%
- struvite (triple phosphate): 15%
- pure calcium phosphate: 5-7%
- uric acid: 5-8%
- cystine: 1%

In most cases of calcium renal stones, there is no specific cause of the stones, Idiopathic hypercalciuria without hypercalcemia is the main cause in such instances. But increasing the fluid intake has been found to reduce the recurrances in such patients.



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