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Community Urologic Education Series: Kidney Stones Update

Date:
6/28/2016
Time:
6:30-7:30pm
Location:

Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1345, 750 Highland Ave., Madison. Parking: Parking is available in the adjacent University Hospital patient parking ramp. We will provide you with a free parking pass. Be sure to keep your parking ticket.

Registration:

Please RSVP by June 24 by calling (608) 263-4563 or emailing cues@urology.wisc.edu.

Kidney stones are relatively common, and recent research indicates their incidence in the United States is rising in both men and women, particularly in women. The reason for this increase is not known, but diet and lifestyle factors are prime suspects. Kidney stone disease affects people in the prime of their lives. Stones can be debilitating and painful, and recurrent stone formation may lead to a decreased quality of life, interruptions in work and social commitments, increased health care needs, hospitalization and even kidney damage.

 

Join us to learn the latest in treatments and research in the prevention of kidney stones.

 

About Our Series

 

The Community Urologic Education Series (CUES) is part of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Urology’s mission to help keep our community healthy and informed on how to treat and prevent urologic disease. CUES will help you identify and seek help for urologic conditions you may be experiencing or learn what you can do to prevent them.