With strict dietary compliance and good medical care, children with MSUD can, and do, lead relatively normal lives. Therapy must be started at the earliest possible age to achieve the best possible outcome. Careful control of the diet to insure the correct balance of the amino acid levels is the best strategy for the optimal function of persons with MSUD. There always remains the risk of brain injury during extended times of elevated leucine levels.

Cambrooke Foods Hosts Local Event

Cambrooke has been doing cooking demonstrations, social meet ups and educational events for patients, their families and the clinician’s that support them for many years.

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From The Chairman’s Desk

On July the 21st the MSUD Board of Directors traveled to Bethesda, Maryland for our annual Board meeting. We stayed at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda.

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MSUD Advocacy Update

Healthcare and issues facing the rare disease community have been at the forefront of national conversations over the past 6 months.

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MSUD Awareness Day

Now more than ever before we are hearing about National Awareness Days which are set by organizations or the government to bring attention to issues of importance.

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In the 2016 survey of the membership of the MSUD Family Support Group, research for improved treatments and potential cure was rated “most important” by 90% of the responding members.

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Adjusting Protein In An Adult With MSUD

A little over a year ago, in January, Jeff was just not himself. He had limited energy, was not eating well, and often appeared slightly agitated.

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