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How can I manage my multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1)?

You can manage multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) by having regular check-ups with a doctor, who will run blood tests to measure your hormone levels and scan to see if you have any tumors in your glands. Regular check-ups will let your doctor start treatment before you experience any problems.

It also helps to talk about how you feel with a family member, teacher, friend, genetic counselor or someone else with MEN1.

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