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kmariewood
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Hi
I think it is very normal to feel as though it is your fault that your son has pku at the moment. There is not much I can say to you to make it any easier except for try to take it one day at a time, pku will eventually just become an everyday part of life. With the proper treatment and care your son will grow into a healthy young man who is able to take care of himself and function as a valuble member of society. My son has just turned 7years old and he has classical pku, he is a happy, healthy and I would say normal but what is normal? seven year old. Some days his diet is very easy to stick to, but then other days Im still reduced tears asking myself why I gave this to him. The next day things always look better. nKeisha

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