What is Galactosemia? Galactosemia is a rare, inherited problem. It exists when the body can’t break down galactose.

Galactosemia Food Card - The treatment for galactosemia is to restrict galactose and lactose from the diet for life.

En Español Tarjeta Del Alimento De Galactosemia - El tratamiento para la galactosemia es disminuir la lactosa y la galactosa de la dieta de esta persona para toda la vida.

The treatment for galactosemia is restriction of galactose and lactose for life

Galactosemia Handbook: A Guide for Families - This handbook is meant to give you the basic information that will help you understand how to care for your child with galactosemia.

En Español Manual De Galactosemia: Guía para las Familias - El propósito de este manual es ofrecerle información básica que le ayudará a entender cómo cuidar a su hijo con galactosemia.

A Teacher's Guide to Galactosemia - This handbook will help your child's teacher understand galactosemia.

Metabolic Consultants (PDF)

Newborn Screening Program Literature



Parents of Galactosemic Children, Inc. is a non-profit, national organization. Founded in February 1975 by a small group of mothers in New York, PGC realizes the need for further information and networking between affected families and professionals.

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Last updated August 01, 2012