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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Glycogen Storage Disease 1A

Glycogen Storage Disease Ia [G6PC]: Biochemical abnormalities such as very low glucose level leading to delayed growth/development presenting in infancy. Symptoms include enlarged spleen, gastrointestinal problems, recurrent infection, and pancreatitis. Managed by dietary restrictions.

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 71

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