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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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Nico's Story

by All4Nico published 3 days ago 8 comments

Nico was born October 21, 2004. He was developing normally until at about 9 months when he had his seizure. It was a tonic-clonic seizure which las...

Rare Disease Day 2015

by RareConnect team published 2 months ago 2 comments

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year.

The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the gen...