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Diagnosis & Follow up

GSD0 is incredibly rare and diagnosis may be difficult to achieve, but then there is help and guidance available.

Objectives of treatment

Treatment aims to prevent hypoglycemia by taking snacks every 3-4 hours. Uncooked cornstarch can act as a ‘slow release’ form of glucose and may prevent hypoglycemia overnight. A diet higher than normal in protein may help with the cramping, tiredness and fatigue.