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Organic Acidemias

maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), propionic acidemia, methylmalonic acidemia (MMA), isovaleric acidemia, biotin-unresponsive 3-methylcrotonyl-CoA carboxylase deficiency, 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) lyase deficiency, ketothiolase deficiency, and glutaric acidemia type I (GA I)

Organic Acidemia Association
13210 35th Avenue North
Plymouth, MN 55441 (new address Feb 1999)
612-559-1797 - voice
612-694-0017 - fax
Web site:
Contact: Kathy Stagni, Executive Director, e-mail:
A Guide for the Family of the Child with Methylmalonic Acidemia, a book for families. The Ross Metabolic Formula System, Columbus, OH. 1 800 986-8755.
Describes MMA, the amino acids involved, as well as treatment. The second part of the book is dedicated to dietary management issues. Recommended by a metabolic nutritionist as very helpful to teach families about diet.

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