Association for Glycogen Storage Disease (AGSD)
About Association for Glycogen Storage Disease (AGSD)
The Association for Glycogen Storage Disease [AGSD] is a parent and patient oriented support group that is advised by a group of experienced medical professionals. The AGSD was established in 1979 in order to create an organization which would be a focus for parents of and individuals with all types of GSD. The purpose of the Association for Glycogen Storage Disease shall be to protect and promote the best interests of all persons and families affected by Glycogen Storage Disease [GSD]; to promote the establishment, improvement, and management of facilities for the treatment, study, education, shelter, recreation, recuperation and other general benefit to GSD-affected persons; to act as a vehicle of communication on GSD-related matters to patients, families, professionals, and the public; and to act as a focus for scientific, educational, and charitable activities related to the disease.