Phenylketonuria - a long term condition - for iPad/Mac/PC

Phenylketonuria - a long term condition - for iPad/Mac/PC

The Open University

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Phenylketonuria is an inherited long term condition where, from birth, the person is unable to break down an amino acid called phenylalanine, a component of proteins found in many common foods. If undiagnosed or untreated, the condition can disrupt normal brain development and lead to severe learning difficulties. There is no cure for PKU, but early diagnosis and a strict dietary regime allow both normal brain development and a full life span. In...
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Phenylketonuria is an inherited long term condition where, from birth, the person is unable to break down an amino acid called phenylalanine, a component of proteins found in many common foods. If undiagnosed or untreated, the condition can disrupt normal brain development and lead to severe learning difficulties. There is no cure for PKU, but early diagnosis and a strict dietary regime allow both normal brain development and a full life span. In...
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Phenylketonuria: Jack's s...

15 May 2012 | 04 mins 24 secs

Phenylketonuria: Jac...

15 May 2012 | 04 mins 24 secs

PKU and diet

15 May 2012 | 03 mins 34 secs

PKU and diet

15 May 2012 | 03 mins 34 secs

Phenylketonuria: Clair's ...

15 May 2012 | 06 mins 05 secs

Phenylketonuria: Cla...

15 May 2012 | 06 mins 05 secs

Diet and PKU

15 May 2012 | 04 mins 11 secs

Diet and PKU

15 May 2012 | 04 mins 11 secs

PKU and the peer group

15 May 2012 | 01 min 30 secs

PKU and the peer gro...

15 May 2012 | 01 min 30 secs