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Moms and future moms with rare inherited disorder aim for healthy babies | News
Moms and future moms with rare inherited disorder aim for healthy babies
"Pregnant women with PKU face special challenges like the threat of having a child with developmental delays even if the baby doesn't have PKU. Maternal PKU refers to any number of fetal abnormalities that result from an expecting mother with PKU who has excessive Phe levels in her blood. So even though a woman with PKU may not have symptoms herself, because she's adhered to a restrictive diet throughout her youth, her baby could still face devastating consequences if she lapses during pregnancy."

Full article and video here: http://news.emory.edu/stories/2017/08/video_maternal_pku/campus.html

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2017 Annual Meeting for SERN/SERGG - July 20-22 in Asheville, NC

2017 Annual Meeting for SERN/SERGG - July 20-22 in Asheville, NC

The next annual SERC/SERGG meeting will be held July 20-22, 2017 at Renaissance Asheville Hotel in Asheville, NC.

More information available on the SERGG website: http://sergg.org/

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