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What are the treatment options for Pompe disease (acid maltase deficiency)?

There is no cure for Pompe disease, but enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) can help some people. Disease management, including exercise and eating healthily, can help people a lot. Doctors may also recommend support groups for families who are dealing with the same thing. It is important for parents to speak to their child's physician about developing an individualized treatment plan. 

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