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Adult PKU Clinic Background: PKU (phenylketonuria) is a hidden hereditary metabolic disorder, present at birth that may lead to severe mental retardation, seizures, and other chronic disabilities. Treatment, beginning at birth and continued for life, allows an affected individual to live a normal life and make contributions to society. Purpose: To fund the Adult PKU program to find those individuals who have been lost to follow-up and are off-diet and inform them of research findings that some recovery of lost skills is possible when formerly untreated or non-compliant individuals with PKU are started on or returned to the lowphenylaline diet and assist the individual to return to and maintain compliance with diet if they wish to do so.
Effective start/end date7/1/036/30/04


  • KY Health Services Cabinet: $84,083.00


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