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Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but...: The downside of the diet living on a maple syrup concoction for several days will probably leave you weak and with less muscle. The major problem ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Poor : Maple syrup is made from extracted sap and boiled down so that the syrup has a high sugar content. The original sap is the nutritional stuff for the t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joanne Peck
46 years experience Pediatrics
A genetic disease: Infants with msud lack an enzyme to break down Amino Acids (proteins) in their diet, so the acids accumulate in their blood and tissues and become tox ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Good Info Here: Please check out this website. It has really good information and should be resourceful for you. http://msud-support.org/.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott McLean
35 years experience Clinical Genetics
Blood tests: Maple syrup urine disease is a genetic condition in which you are not able to metabolize certain Amino Acids (val, leu, ile). They build up in the bod ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
MAPLE: Yes, here's a link www.Msud-support.Org/..._content&view=section&id=5&itemid=10.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
The majority: Of maple syrup is sucrose, but it's all treated the same by your body and has the same number of calories/gram. It's like eating sugar, because it is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: The diagnostic test for this condition is the measurement of blood Amino Acid concentrations. Affected patients have elevated levels of Amino Acids ( ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
28 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Genetic disorder: Maple syrup urine disease is an inherited genetic disorder of protein breakdown. It is now often diagnosed by newborn screen. A good general informat ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Greene
9 years experience Pediatrics
Newborn screen: In the US, MSUD is part of the newborn screen all babies get before leaving the hospital, but it's usually symptomatic in the first weeks after birth ... Read More

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