Metabolism Program | Conditions and Treatments

Galactosemia

At Boston Children’s Hospital, we have already helped many infants and families who have been affected by galactosemia, a rare genetic metabolic disorder in which babies are born without the ability...

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Hypoglycemia and low blood sugar

Glucose is a form of sugar that comes from carbohydrates found in foods, and is a main source of fuel for all of the cells of the body and, especially, the brain. While the body is quite good at...

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Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a genetically determined metabolic disorder that is highly treatable with diet and supplements. It is an inherited disease in which the body cannot metabolize an amino acid...

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