Metabolic disorders

Metabolic disorders occur when a person's body produces too much or too little of certain substances, such as sugar or iron. There are many types of metabolic disorders, most of which are very rare. More common metabolic disorders include:

  • Diabetes
  • Gaucher disease
  • Hereditary hemochromatosis
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Living with a metabolic disorder produces unique challenges for both individuals and their support networks. With a person-centered plan of care, you can take steps toward living your best life with a metabolic disorder.

Resources and support

Local groups and programs can help you navigate a metabolic disorder. Explore these resources:

How we serve you

If you’re a member of Cardinal Innovations, there are services to assist you with a metabolic disorder. Learn about a service type or find a provider specializing in metabolic disorders.

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