Collections > Master's Papers > Gillings School of Public Health > MSUD Goldilocks: A Case of Efforts to get MNT "Just Right"
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Inherited metabolic disorders present great challenges for patients, families, and healthcare professionals. In amino acidopathies, treatment is for life and dietary management consists of attempting to provide nutrition for growth and development while keeping serum concentrations of potential toxins to a minimum. Medical nutrition therapy for inherited metabolic disorders requires attention to more than just protein, calories, and micronutrient recommendations, as will be seen in this case study.