PERSONAL STORIES OF GSD

We are building a series of personal stories from people affected by muscle GSD. Each story may be just an anecdote, or a life story, or anything in between. Many will be illustrated with photos.
We’re keen to have all muscle GSDs represented. Would you like to tell your story?

Lucy Smith

UK

Age 8

GSD5 McArdle’s

Sioned Williams

UK

Age 66

GSD5 McArdle’s

Gary McLellan

UK

Age 57

GSD5 McArdle’s

Susan Edgerley

USA

Age 59

GSD7 Tarui

What is IamGSD?

We are a patient-led international group encouraging efforts by research and medical professionals, national support groups and individual patients worldwide.

What is Muscle GSD?

Human bodies make glucose from carbohydrates. Excess glucose is stored as glycogen in our muscles and liver. Muscle glycogen storage disease is when our muscles cannot convert their glycogen back into glucose to power our muscles.

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If you have another muscle GSD please contact us.

Site updated: 08/2020.

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