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Brea-

I researched more in-depth (I should've done this first) and found that endocrinologists do not specialize in PKU. They study diseases and disorders of the metabolic system as part of their job, but apparently PKU is a genetic disorder more than anything, and not a metabolic one. I am not the type of person who would study genetics, but a dietitian was my second career choice and I think they would study PKU more than an endocrinologist would.

Thank you for your help.


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