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cause of type 1 glycogen storage disease

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Maintenance of close: to normal/ normal blood glucose & treatment of other metabolic problems can improve growth & extend lifespan in kids with GSD Types 1a & 1 ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ketogenic diet: Yes ketogenic diet can be used in treatment of glycogen storage disease.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Glycogen storage disease are rare genetic disorders associated with a defect in processing glycogen. Some forms can be treated by eating simple sugar ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Von Gierke Disease: Molecular genetic testing for mutations of the G6PC gene on chromosome 17q21 is available. If 1 parent is a carrier, the other parent needs testing. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: Especially treatment for type one GSD which involves feedings with corn starch. Consult your doctor for which type of storage disease and what the tre ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: There are excellent diets designed for all different types of storage disorders. However, very few people are well versed in what these diets consist ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
Long build up: I'm not a geneticist; and, there are good references on this subject easily available on the net. However, a quick answer is long build-up. The dise ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Google: There is a lot of info on line as well as support groups.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Ok: It does not appear to be significant from the results you mentioned.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Glycogen: Glycogen is a storage for glucose and breaks it down - not by a hormone - if glucose levels are beginning to fall. There many articles on the web - s ... Read More
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