Irish Children With PWS Found to Have Vitamin, Nutrient Deficiencies

Irish Children With PWS Found to Have Vitamin, Nutrient Deficiencies

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Irish Children With PWS Found to Have Vitamin, Nutrient Deficiencies

A study of Irish children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) found that the majority had a normal body mass index (BMI) while also showing evidence of vitamin and nutrient deficiencies. The results show that more needs to be done to manage — and better balance — the diet of children with PWS to “prevent obesity, avoid micronutrient deficiencies and ensure optimal growth,” according to researchers. “The broad range of body fat% (10% – 40%) in the…

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