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Is it true that galactosemia can be treated by dietary modification?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes.

Patients with galactosemia, or galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase deficiency, are unable to metabolize a sugar called galactose.
Eliminating galactose from the diet is the mainstay of treatment of this disease.

In brief: Yes.

Patients with galactosemia, or galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase deficiency, are unable to metabolize a sugar called galactose.
Eliminating galactose from the diet is the mainstay of treatment of this disease.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student
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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics

In brief: See below

The only treatment for galactosemia is avoiding foods that contain lactose and galactose.
A physician and a dietitian who specializes in metabolic disorders can tell you what modified dietary plan

In brief: See below

The only treatment for galactosemia is avoiding foods that contain lactose and galactose.
A physician and a dietitian who specializes in metabolic disorders can tell you what modified dietary plan
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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