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Patient and caregiver’s relationship with their hematologist can define the mood of this chronic disease. A White Paper reveals how over 275 people affected by PK deficiency from 11 countries perceive their interactions with their doctor. Now in Spanish, French, German, Italian and Arabic.

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Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency 101

PKD Infograph- The Blood Project (2022)

Living with PK deficiency – Quick Reference Guide (2021)

StatPearls Continuing Education – Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2021)

Understanding Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Deficiency – Managing PK deficiency and moving forward (2021)

Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency Through the Decade – 2010 to 2020 (2020)

Medscape webpage for Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2019)

NORD webpage for Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2019)

MedlinePlus webpage for Pyruvate kinase deficiency (2012)

Diagnosis & Genetics

Agios PK Deficiency Doctor Discussion Guide (2020)

FAQs about Rocket’s Gene Therapy Approach to PKD / Rocket Pharma (updated 2021)

What’s a Genome? / NIH

Caregivers & General Care

Transitional Care Info (website)

Courageous Parents Network

Monitoring PK deficiency (2021)

Understanding Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Deficiency – Information for caregivers (2021)

Caring for patients with PK deficiency (2020)

Voice of the Patient Report – Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2020)

Therapeutic Advances in Rare Disease Journal (2020)

Fast Facts for Patients and Supporters – Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2018)

Pediatrics / Babies & Kids

KidsHealth information on Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2020)

Health-Related Quality Of Life (HRQOL) In Pediatric Patients With Red blood Cell Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2018)

Health-Related Quality Of Life (HRQOL) In Pediatric Patients With Red blood Cell Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (2018)

For Students

Agios / Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents (2021)

NERGN / IFSPs, IEPs, and 504 Overview

CPIR / Center for Parent Information & Resources on Education for Children with Disabilities

Scholarly Articles

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