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Travel Tips for People Affected by Fabry Disease

Fabry disease is a rare genetic disease that results from abnormal buildup of a type of fat called globotriaosylceramide (Gb3 or GL-3) inside cells and tissues. Gb3 accumulation can cause a wide range of symptoms, which can pose problems for travelers who have the disease. Here are some tips…

Kidney Care in Fabry Disease

Kidney problems are common in people with Fabry disease. They are caused by the deposition of certain fatty molecules, known as globotriaosylceramide (Gb3 or GL-3), that accumulate inside cells due to a lack of the enzyme alpha-galactosidase A. If not attended to, kidney problems can progress to kidney failure.