What is the outlook for people with Gaucher disease?

The outlook for people with type 1 Gaucher disease can be very different from person to person. Many people who have type 1 Gaucher disease do not have any symptoms and are able to lead normal lives. Others with type 1 Gaucher disease have symptoms that are life-threatening. Overall, Gaucher disease type 1 is well treatable in most cases with the currently available medications. People with type 1 and type 3 Gaucher disease can live well into adulthood.

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