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Glutaric Acidemia type 1 (GA1) App

Metabolic Diet App

Glutaric Acidemia type 1 (GA1) App

is a genetic disorder caused by a deficiency in glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase (GCDH) enzyme.

In addition to prescribed riboflavin, patients are prescribed a Lys and protein restricted diet to prevent high levels glutaric acid, 3-hydroxy (OH)-glutaric and glutaconic acid.

This App is designed to support families and children with GA-1 on lysine restricted diets.