Life with PK Deficiency | Know PK Deficiency

life with PK deficiency

PK deficiency affects more than just the body

Watch stories from people with PK deficiency

Meet Molly

A challenge of having a rare condition can be finding others who understand and relate. Molly talks about the importance of self-advocacy and raising awareness to help the PK deficiency community grow.

A Day in the Life

Some symptoms of PK deficiency can take more than just a physical toll. Tamara talks about a day in her life and how she manages her family while navigating her condition.

Meet Kelsi

Elevated bilirubin levels may cause people with PK deficiency to experience yellow skin and eyes. Watch Kelsi talk more about her symptoms, others’ reactions, and the emotional impact both have had on her life.

Meet Maaike

Coping with the ongoing physical and emotional impacts of PK deficiency can be hard for those living with the condition as well as their families, so consistent support is important. Hear Maaike’s strategy on maintaining a positive outlook.

Attending Routine Hospital Visits During COVID-19

Do you have concerns about COVID-19 when going to medical appointments? In this video from Metabolic Support UK, a person with PK deficiency talks about how he prepared to feel more at ease when going in for transfusions.

Meet Molly

A challenge of having a rare condition can be finding others who understand and relate. Molly talks about the importance of self-advocacy and raising awareness to help the PK deficiency community grow.

A Day in the life

Some symptoms of PK deficiency can take more than just a physical toll. Tamara talks about a day in her life and how she manages her family while navigating her condition.

Meet Kelsi

Elevated bilirubin levels may cause people with PK deficiency to experience yellow skin and eyes. Watch Kelsi talk more about her symptoms, others’ reactions, and the emotional impact both have had on her life.

Meet Maaike

Coping with the ongoing physical and emotional impacts of PK deficiency can be hard for those living with the condition as well as their families, so consistent support is important. Hear Maaike’s strategy on maintaining a positive outlook.

Attending Routine Hospital Visits During COVID-19

Do you have concerns about COVID-19 when going to medical appointments? In this video from Metabolic Support UK, a person with PK deficiency talks about how he prepared to feel more at ease when going in for transfusions.

Share your PK deficiency story


Agios is looking for people with PK deficiency and caregivers to share their experiences. If interested in sharing your story, please email us at: knowpkdeficiency@agios.com.


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