Aspartylglucosaminuria (AGU): Disease Management
While there is currently no cure for people living with AGU, there are a number of specialists today with expertise who can help you manage this disease and its symptoms.
People living with AGU benefit from having a team of healthcare professionals to help manage the progressive impact of their disease. The daily needs of an individual with AGU can be supported by some or all of the following healthcare providers. These needs may change or evolve as a child moves into adulthood.
Click on each circle below for more information about the role each healthcare provider may play to support the daily needs of an individual living with AGU:
In addition to the care team that can help to manage the various symptoms associated with AGU, people living with AGU may also find support through social and educational plans. These plans can help cultivate independent living skills as a person gets older and their symptoms progress.
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