Something with your baby just doesn’t seem right. Do you notice these signs? Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Irritable in the morning, sweaty and shaky Needing to be fed immediately and frequently … Read More
Even though it may not be diagnosed until later, Dr. Minarich-Tsilianidis says it usually affects kids at a very young age, while more severe forms are generally found in infancy.
But the good news is that doctors are getting better at finding GSD earlier, and they can work with you to make sure your child maintains normal blood sugar/glucose levels. She is currently developing a program specializing in treating GSD.
One surprising treatment can be found on the shelf of your local supermarket: corn starch. Because raw corn starch is digested very slowly, it helps keep blood sugars normal between meals.