LOPD Adults in China Cite Poor Quality of Life

LOPD Adults in China Cite Poor Quality of Life

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LOPD Adults in China Cite Poor Quality of Life

Adults with late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD) report worse physical health and quality of life than their counterparts with other rare diseases, a national survey in China has found. In the study, however, stronger social support — in the form of social interaction — was linked to better quality of life (QOL). “Encouraging adult Chinese patients with LOPD to be socially active and help them become more involved in social life might improve their QOL,” the researchers…

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