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What is Glut1 DS ?

Glucose Transporter Type I Deficiency Syndrome (Glut1 Deficiency, Glut1 DS, G1D, or De Vivo Disease) is a genetic disorder that impairs brain metabolism. Patients with Glut1 Deficiency have insufficient cellular energy to permit normal brain growth and function.

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Dylan's Story

by RareConnect team published about 1 month ago No comment

Dylan was born on April 26, 2004, full term, via C-section. At 10wks old Dylan had a febrile and generalized seizure lasting over five minutes. Dyl...

Macie's Story

by RareConnect team published about 1 month ago No comment

Macie seemed to be a perfectly normal infant. She started having seizures at around her first birthday. We weren't sure what they were at the tim...