Research & Treatment Innovations
- Q How do medications treat metabolic disorders?
Usually, medications aren't a primary treatment for metabolic disorders-instead, strict diets usually play the most important role. Depending on the type of metabolic disorder, certain medications can help to manage the symptoms of the disorder. The most... Full Answer
- Q Are there alternative treatments for metabolic disorders?
The most common alternative treatment for metabolic disorders is a strict diet free of the particular foods that set off the disorder. Many patients with metabolic disorders also benefit from vitamin supplements used to replace any deficiencies. In... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat type 1 Gaucher disease?
If you have type 1 Gaucher's disease then the oral medication, miglustat, may help you. This medicine seems to hinder the production of certain enzymes that trigger the development of fatty substances. When these fatty substances accumulate (and are not... Full Answer