Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD - Diminishing the Burden of Phenylketonuria During Adulthood: New Science & Encouraging Stories Highlighting the Critical Role of Adjunctive Therapy in Alleviating Neurocognitive Symptoms and Easing Dietary Constraints


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Go online to to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit.In this activity, experts in PKU discuss available adjunctive treatments, which provide an opportunity to lower blood Phe levels while potentially easing dietary restrictions and lessening the burden of this disease. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Employ current practice guidelines and standards of care when managing individuals with phenylketonuria (PKU), Identify the challenges associated with dietary therapy in patients with PKU as they transition from childhood to adolescence and into adulthood, Describe the mechanisms of action of available adjunctive treatment approaches for the management of PKU, Assess available data on the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of approved adjunctive pharmacologic therapies for the management of adults with PKU, Apply available adjunctive therapies as part of a personalized approach to the management of adults with PKU.

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