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Glucose transport defect, blood-brain barrier

Glucose transport defect, blood-brain barrier: Introduction

Glucose transport defect, blood-brain barrier: A rare metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of a molecule needed to transport glucose (GLUT1). The glucose is unable to be transported from the blood and into the brain and cerebrospinal fluid. Sugar transport to the brain is essential for normal development. The blood sugar level remains normal. Fasting exacerbates symptoms which can very in severity depending on the degree of deficiency. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Glucose transport defect, blood-brain barrier is available below.

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Glucose transport defect, blood-brain barrier is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Glucose transport defect, blood-brain barrier, or a subtype of Glucose transport defect, blood-brain barrier, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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