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Learn more - FAOD

Complications include problems with the liver, heart, eyes,  general muscle development, and possible death.

Symptoms vary with FAOD from complex to no symptoms:

  • Chronic bouts of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) leading to many hospitalizations within the first years of life
  • Lack of energy (lethargy)
  • Muscle weakness
  • Liver abnormalities
  • Life threatening heart problems