Type Ia Glycogen Storage Disease Follow-up

Updated: Mar 07, 2017
  • Author: Wayne E Anderson, DO, FAHS, FAAN; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Deterrence/Prevention

Early diet therapy may help prevent hepatic disease, including hepatocellular carcinoma.

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Complications

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  • Hypoglycemic seizures

  • Nephropathy with renal failure

  • Hepatic adenoma with potential malignant transformation

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Prognosis

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  • Von Gierke disease is not curable.

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Patient Education

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  • Educate patients in the recognition of hypoglycemia and its appropriate treatment.

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