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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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My baby Anthony

by arianabarraganzendejas published 4 months ago
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I need guidance for this new gene dianoses, My son has epilepsy and delays in various areas, some days he's a bright happy boy even though he doesn...

Remi's Story

by RareConnect team published 10 months ago
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When you first meet our youngest daughter, you will notice that she has speech difficulties and some physical challenges. You will also notice that...

Partners and Patient Groups

RareConnect is a patient-led initiative. Patient organisations partner with EURORDIS, itself an international patient organisation, to create communities and provide moderators from within their network. The following patient groups are official partners of this community.