There are two types of treatment available for type 1 Gaucher disease:
Enzyme replacement therapy (ERT): An infusion that administers a modified, functional version of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase into a patient’s bloodstream
Oral treatment with a substrate reduction therapy (SRT) that blocks the production of the fatty substance glucocerebroside.
If you have type 1 Gaucher disease, know the treatment and management options available, and talk to your doctor to discuss which options may be right for you. You can also visit the resources below to learn more.