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Raising Awareness About Pompe Disease

Pompe disease is a multisystem disorder that affects about one in 40,000 people in the U.S. Raising awareness about this rare genetic disease could mean more patients would benefit from earlier diagnosis and treatment. Here are some facts about Pompe disease, and efforts to make it…

Significance of Clinical Trials for Pompe Disease

Clinical trials can help researchers develop new treatments for disorders such as Pompe disease, which currently has no cure and few options for treating symptoms. Through these trials, scientists gather evidence to support the potential regulatory approval of new and better therapies that may improve the quality of…

High-protein Diet for Pompe Disease

Pompe disease is a rare disease in which glycogen, a complex sugar molecule, builds up in cells and tissues. This buildup interferes with function, especially in muscles. Changes to diet and feeding methods may help alleviate or slow the progression of some disease symptoms. One dietary…

Treatment Plan for Pompe Disease

Pompe disease is a multisystem disorder that affects about one in 40,000 people in the U.S. Because it’s rare, many physicians are unfamiliar with the disease and its treatment. If you or your child has Pompe disease, working with your primary doctor to develop and maintain a…