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Tyrosinemia type 1 (TYR1) App

Metabolic Diet App

Tyrosinemia type 1 (TYR1) App

is a genetic disorder caused by a deficiency in the fumarylacetoacetate acid hydrolase (FAH) enzyme.

Medications (NTBC) combined with a Tyr and Phe restricted diet are used to prevent high levels of succinylacetone and Tyr.

This App is designed to support families and children with TYR1 on medications (NTBC) combined with Tyr and Phe (protein) restricted diets.