What dietary recommendations would you make for patients with CPT1 deficiency?
young children with CPT1 should eat often to avoid low blood sugar or a metabolic crisis. They should not go without food for more than 4 to 6 hours. Some babies may need to eat more often. low in fat (lean meat and low-fat dairy foods) and high in carbohydrates (such as bread, noodles, fruits, vegetables).
Is CPT2 serious?
When CPT2 defect present themselves in babies, infants will show signs of lethargy, irritability, and a poor appetite. From ages two or three months to about two years, affected infants are at risk for many serious heart problems including: A weakened heart muscle (cardiomyopathy) Abnormal heart rhythms.
How common is CPT2 disease?
CPT II deficiency is a rare disorder. The lethal neonatal form has been described in at least 18 families, while the severe infantile hepatocardiomuscular form has been identified in approximately 30 families. The myopathic form occurs most frequently, with more than 300 reported cases.