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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.


















I want to help out, but I don’t know how

Have you ever wanted to help out the MSUD Family Support Group but were unsure about how to contribute? The MSUD Family Support Group is actively looking for volunteers to assist with advocacy and fundraising efforts.

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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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Metformin As A Possible Therapeutic Agent In The Treatment Of MSUD

The MSUD Family Support Group has provided funds to Buck Institute for its preliminary studies investigating metformin

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NBS-MSUD Connect: Advancing MSUD Research And More

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Rare disease registries have received attention in recent years because of the many ways in which they can benefit the rare disease community.

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Sweet Odyssey

Artur Santos was born on January 18, 2002, the second son of Soraya and Idario Santos. They never imagined how their lives were about change as the second baby arrived.

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Advocacy

As our legislators headed home for their August break, Rare Disease Legislative Advocates got busy.

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