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Metabolic disorders

Find out everything you need to know about metabolic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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Living with FOAD: 5 Resources for Patients and Caregivers
Long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders (LC-FAODs) are a group of metabolic disorders that inhi...

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Long-Chain FAODs: Talking to Your Child’s Pediatric Healthcare Team
Long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders (LC-FAODs) are rare metabolic disorders that affect the...

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Symptoms and Complications of LC-FAODs
Long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders (LC-FAODs) are rare metabolic disorders that prevent th...

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What are Long-Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders?
Metabolism is the chemical process by which the body converts the food a person eats into energy ...

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5 Answer About Carbohydrates and Porphyria
While there is no special diet that is recommended for people with acute porphyria, it is recomme...

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Why a Balanced Diet is Important to Managing Porphyria
While there are no specific dietary guidelines for people with porphyria, eating well is still an...

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Types of Porphyria: Acute, Cutaneous and More
Porphyria is the name given to a group of metabolic disorders related to abnormal enzyme activity...

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Treatment for Porphyria
Porphyrias are rare metabolic disorders that impact the body’s ability to produce heme. Hem...

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Porphyria: Tips for Working With a Healthcare Provider
Porphyrias are metabolic disorders related to the buildup of natural chemical compounds called po...

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Identifying and Avoiding Common Porphyria Triggers
Porphyrias are rare metabolic disorders caused by abnormal enzyme activity that affects the way t...
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