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Pediatric Nephrology Patient Care Resources

Conditions Treated

  • Proteinuria
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney Stones
  • Urinary Infections & Voiding Dysfunction Disorder
  • Abnormal Urogenital Tracts
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Glomerulonephritis Hypertension
  • Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure

 

New Patients

If you are a new patient, please consider completing our intake questionnaire. Completion of this form prior to your appointment can help us to expedite the intake process.


Other Procedures Offered

  • Ambulatory 24-Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring to establish new diagnosis of hpertension. We also use this on established hypertensive patients to evaluate and help us guide therapy.

  • 24-Hour Evaluation of Kidney Stones via urine testing using Litholink.

  • For Dysfunctional Voiding Disorder collaborative care with the department of urology.  Counseling for bladder synergia, dietary intervention, and biofeedback strategies.

  • Renal Biopsies to establish the diagnosis of a variety of primary kidney disease are done under sedation with ultrasound guided procedure.


Dietary Guides and Other Resources

Low Sodium Diet Guidelines When possible, those on Low Sodium diets also ought to try to eat the following foods less often or in smaller amounts:

High Sodium Containing Foods

  • Bacon, ham and smoked meats.
  • Cheese.
  • Pickles.
  • Salami.
  • Salted and dry roasted nuts.
  • Salt fish and smoked fish.
  • Soy sauce.
  • Gravy granules, stock cubes and yeast extract.

High Potassium Rich Foods

  • Sweet potatos
  • Coconut Water
  • Kefir or Yogurt
  • White Beans
  • Acorn squash
  • Dried apricots

 

Low Oxalate Diet Guidelines For more info on on common foods that have oxalate and their alternatives, please visit: https://regepi.bwh.harvard.edu/health/Oxalate/files

 

Low Purine Diet Guidelines

 

DASH Diet Guidelines (For Hypertension): For more info on the DASH Diet, please visit: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/dash