October 24, 2011

Study Finds No Correlation Between Primary Kidney Stone Treatment and Diabetes


A Mayo Clinic study finds no correlation between the use of shock waves to break up kidney stones and the long-term development of diabetes…We did not identify a significant correlation between shockwave lithotripsy and the long-term development of diabetes mellitus," says Matthew Gettman, M.D., a Mayo Clinic urologist and co-author of the paper, "Shockwave Lithrotripsy and Diabetes Mellitus: A Population-Based Cohort Study."

ScienceDaily, 10/24/11

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Tags: Urology

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