Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase or G6pD deficiency is a hereditary disorder that affects the body’s red blood cells. G6pD is one of the body systems’ many enzymes crucial in the processing of carbohydrates into energy.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Friday, June 15, 2012
G6pd is a hereditary disorder in which there isn't enough, or the body does not have the enzyme g6pd or glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase. G6pd deficiency symptoms appear when a person is exposed to foods, medicines and substances prohibited for the patient.
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Sunday, June 10, 2012
There are many foods to avoid by people with g6pd deficiency; including medicines and other substances. It has to be strictly followed to avoid anemia; because it is the red blood cells that doesn't function properly in cases of glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
Monday, June 4, 2012
G6PD or glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase is a condition in which the body doesn't have enough of these enzymes which are very important for the red blood cells to function normally. Special diet for patients has to be observed for them to live a normal, and healthy life.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
People with G6pD deficiency (also known as Favism) have special dietary needs. They cannot ingest certain kind of foods and enzymes. Moreover, most patients are wondering if they are allowed to take vitamin or mineral supplements.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
It is not easy to detect G6pD deficiency on a baby using your naked eye, but with the proper tests, you will be able to determine if you or your baby has G6pD deficiency. Almost all physicians know how to test a person for favism, and he is only required to draw some blood from the person to be tested.