Welcome to Canadian PKU & Allied Disorders
We help your children
Healthy children
1 in 12,000 newborns
Adults with PKU
We Are Not PKU

About CanPKU

PKU is short for phenylketonuria (pronounced fen’-il-kee’-to-nu’-ria).  PKU is a rare, inherited metabolic disease that results in developmental disability and other neurological problems when treatment is not started within the first two weeks of life.

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Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders Inc. Website Information


Website Mission:
Provide accurate news, information and support to families and professionals dealing with phenylketonuria and similar, rare, inherited metabolic disorders.


Website Information Disclaimer:
Any information on the Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders Inc. website is intended for informational and educational purposes only and in no way should be taken to be the provision or practice of medical, nursing or professional health-care advice or services. This information should not be considered complete or exhaustive and should not be used in place of the visit, call, consultation or advice of your physician or other health-care provider. You should not use the information on this website or any Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders Inc. communication to diagnose or treat PKU or any other disorder without first consulting with your physician or healthcare provider. Any referral to physicians is provided as a courtesy only. No information is collected from visitors to our website


Website editor and editing process: Cristian Baigorria
Information to be posted in CanPKU website is submitted by our members, members of board, professionals or companies related to PKU and other metabolic disorders, the information is reviewed by the website team (CEO, VP, and Chair) and/or our medical advisor and if approved is published.


Source of funding:
This website is managed by volunteers and no funding from any source supports the content.
Our website does not host any form of advertisement.



Website Design:

Martin Sladek, Bergetti Web Design: [email protected]


IT Manager: 
Cristian Baigorria: [email protected]

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