Adherence to diet and quality of life in patients with phenylketonuria

G. Cotugno, R. Nicolò, S. Cappelletti, B. M. Goffredo, C. Dionisi Vici, V. Di Ciommo

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Abstract

Aim: To investigate adherence to dietary treatment and quality of life (QoL) in patients with phenylketonuria (PKU). Methods: In the setting of a tertiary paediatric hospital, 41 early-treated patients affected by PKU aged more than 3 years old were enrolled in a cross-sectional study. Three-days dietary assessment, QoL questionnaires for patients

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1144-1149
Number of pages6
JournalActa Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics
Volume100
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Adherence
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Quality of life

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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