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Classification of Diet in a Patient with Phenylketonuria (PKU) Based on Dietary Restriction

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

The dietary management of phenylketonuria involves restriction of protein intake with supplements to provide amino acids, minerals and vitamins. These diets can be expensive and difficult for patients to adhere to. A patient's diet can be classified based on protein restriction and dietary supplements.

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