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.
Child Neurology Society Conference by Allie published 2 months ago
Glut1 Deficiency Foundation
Exposition Summary Report
Child Neurology Society Conference
October 26-29, 2011
This was an excellent conference for the Glut1 Deficiency Foundation to participate in. Our booth was well located and we were warmly received by everyone. The folks representing the Child Neurology Society were particularly friendly and accommodat...
Glut 1 in Norway by mummy_of_two published 4 months ago
In Norway there are 13 known persons with Glut 1, and two of them are mine! I'm a mummy of two adult girls who have been incorrectly diagnosed for 34 years. One month ago, I had a phone call from my girls doctor who told me that both have a new diagnosis called Glut 1. And, we can treat it!
I felt like I was climbing both Mount Everest and the K2 in one trip.
My girls are 34 and 29 y...
Glut1 Deficiency Foundation by Glut1 Deficiency Foundation published 5 months ago
Some of the facts and faces of Glut1 Deficiency (G1D, Glucose Transporter Type1 Deficiency Syndrome, Glut1 DS, De Vivo Disease). Produced by the Glut1 Deficiency Foundation. www.g1dfoundation.org
Dylan's Story by rdc-team published 5 months ago
Dylan has an infectious smile and touches many hearts. 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. Dylan was brought to Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, where a lumber puncture, CT of the brain and lab work was done. There was no known etiology for Dylan’s symptoms.
At eight months of age a...