Because galactosemia impacts everyone differently, some young adults will complete college and/or obtain stable employment. Others may have a hard time living independently because of worsening or new long-term complications. Complications at this stage may include:
Visiting your specialist
As you enter the young adult hears and adulthood you may no longer visit your specialist regularly. Depending on existing complications you may still need to receive regular testing for the following:
The Galactosemia Foundation’s informative guide gives you the tools and resources you need to be the best advocate for your child.
Whether your child was recently diagnosed, you are waiting for confirmation results or just trying to learn more about galactosemia, you’ve come to the right place.