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What do I need to know about caring for someone with kidney stones?

If you are caring for someone with kidney stones, you can support them by helping them plan meals that include appropriate foods. If they have calcium oxalate stones, for example, try to avoid spinach, sweet potatoes, and chocolate. Cook with less salt and replace animal proteins with other choices. Help them drink enough water each day to ensure they are passing enough fluid through their kidneys.

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