Book Announcement

It is with great pleasure (and relief) that I announce the publication of the book Genetic Mistakes, Understanding and Living with Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders. It is available for pre-order now through the publisher. Just email Tricia Worthington at and enter Prepub20 in the subject line of the email.

This book was written for both laymen experiencing one of these disorders in their own families and primary-level physicians and other professionals who may be dealing with their first case. It will make a useful addition to many medical libraries and will be indispensable for family doctors and patients.

I have spent a year and a half of my life writing this book. I have read hundreds of academic papers on the subject and interviewed many people. I also have a family connection to one of these disorders, though this book is not about that. My co-author and I will likely not make very much on the sale of this book, even though it is a bit pricey at $82. The pricing was not up to us. I did choose to go the route of traditional publication in order to give the book the gravitas it needs to reach the professional audience that most requires this information.

I am indebted to my co-author for her contributions and to the many people who supported me through this effort. I hope the book makes a difference in the lives of those affected. If you are in a position to request that this book be purchased for your library, school, or other organization, please do so. Knowledge is power.

Here is the link to the book's description on the publisher's page:

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