Survey Highlights Need to Align Adult PKU Treatment to Improve Patient Outcomes

Survey Highlights Need to Align Adult PKU Treatment to Improve Patient Outcomes

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Survey Highlights Need to Align Adult PKU Treatment to Improve Patient Outcomes

A new survey of six Italian clinics found varying and inconsistent approaches for managing adult phenylketonuria (PKU), with insufficient PKU diet therapy and poor patient adherence to such eating plans. Importantly, the survey also found especially poor compliance to the PKU diet among adolescent patients transitioning to adult treatment, putting these teenagers at risk for poor outcomes, such as cognitive impairment. The survey findings support the implementation of a shared approach for managing PKU patients,…

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