Welcome - Glut1 DS Community

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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Remi's Story

by RareConnect team published 5 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...

Dylan's Story

by RareConnect team published 6 months ago
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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...

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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.