Community Discussion Forum Adults and PKU PKU in Ireland Reply To: PKU in Ireland

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Hi Emily,

I live in Ireland in Co.Wicklow which is about 35 minutes outside Dublin city centre so it is not very far from Maynooth. My son who will be 1 in November has PKU.

We are lucky here, in that all the low protein foods are free for us and available from our Pharmacies, the Dieticians in the hospital that my son attends gives me prescriptions for any food that I want to try out. So the pharmacy order the food for me.

We have access to low protein bread, bread rolls, pasta, pizza bases, biscuits/cookies, rice, baking mixes, chocolate, desert mixes.

The 2 main suppliers of food that we use are 'Promin' and SHS

As I said above we do not have to buy this food and I believe it is very expensive. I am sure a Pharmacy close to where you are staying could help you and perhaps order some of this food for you.

I hope this is of some help for you, if you need any more information, let me know.


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