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: Feb 17, 2020.

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OLDER NEWS STORIES

Muscle GSD news stories from the last few years. 

The 6th annual walking week will be held Monday 20 to Sunday 26 May 2019, encouraging us all to get moving, raise awareness and maybe even raise some funds. 

WALKING WEEK 2019

16 April 2019

During 2018 we are expecting the results of three trials to be published - the ketogenic trial in Germany, the  Triheptanoin trial in Denmark and France, and the Sodium Valproate trial in Denmark and the UK.

RESEARCH RESULTS AWAITED

28 February 2018

The next major international GSD conference has been announced for Brazil in 2019. Watch out for more info.

IGSD2019 BRAZIL ANNOUNCED

2 March 2019

The Walking Course in Wales this year will be held over 21 to 28 August and the Children & Parents event will be 17 to 20 August. The location will be the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales.

WALKING COURSE DATES

11 February 2018

A Centre of Expertise represents the most expansive platform to provide patients with McArdle disease current best practices that encompass thorough assessments, accurate diagnostic methods, relevant information and guidance, multidisciplinary support and an ongoing interface between primary and specialist care.
“Centre of Expertise: Comprehensive Care for Patients with McArdle Disease”, 
Journal Rare Disorders: Diagnosis & Therapy 2018, Vol.4 No.1:4.

NEW COMMENTARY ON CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

1 March 2018