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Phe levels are supposed to be between 2-6mg/dl, so I understand with him being so close to that why they would say he doesn’t need a low protein diet.
I’m sure he still won’t need the restricted diet, but I know when I was about 14 and finally went threw a grown spurt my tolerance increased by 150 mg of phe, but when I was done growing it went back down. So it can change a little bit. nBreanna 17 CPKU

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