The Australasian Society for Inborn Errors of Metabolism have produced a number of handbooks to aid dietitians and families in the treatment of metabolic disorders.
These handbooks can also be found on their website
National PKU Guidelines
Announcing New National Guidelines for PKU Management in Australia.
ASIEM endorses the use of the following low protein counting tool in the dietary management of Phenylketonuria (PKU).
This resource was developed by the Nutrition Department at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide South Australia and reviewed and endorsed by the ASIEM Metabolic Dietitian group.
This booklet provides a general overview of the Low Protein Diet recommended for people with PKU, as well as instructions and tables for protein counting.
PLEASE NOTE: This information should be used in conjunction with tailored dietary advice from your specialist Metabolic Dietitian.
Anita Inwood (ASIEM Chair)