Diet and Exercise in Pompe Disease


The purpose of this research study is to measure the effects of diet and exercise in people with Pompe diseases using a remote activity tracker.


You will be asked to participate in some of the following activities:

  • Screening, baseline and follow -up assessments
  • Activity tracking using a FitBit
  • Follow an exercise and diet plan


  • 15-55 years old
  • Have a diagnosis of Pompe disease, as defined by protein assay and/or DNA sequence of the acid alpha-glucosidase gene, with present clinical symptoms of the disease
  • Be naïve to ERT or receiving ERT for at least eighteen months prior to beginning study
  • Be able to walk at least 40m in the 6-minute walk test
  • Willing to comply with study requirements

For additional study information, please contact Samatha Norman: 





Monetary compensation


Can be done from home



Pompe Disease, Neurology

Principal Investigator

Manuela Corti, PT, PhD



Contact Information

(352) 273-8218

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