Glycogen Storage Disease and Nutrition

Glycogen storage disease (synonyms: glycogenosis, dextrinosis) is any one of several inborn errors of metabolism that result from enzyme defects that affect the processing of glycogen synthesis or breakdown within muscles, liver, and other cell types....read more from Wikipedia

Fast Facts:

  • A diet low in fat may aid in treatment.
  • Maintaining consistent levels of blood glucose is key to managing GSD.
  • Small, frequent feedings during the day are recommended.

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