Cristian and Mia have have been diagnosed with a rare genetic disease call CDG Congenital disorders of glycosylation. We are trying to raise awareness and fund the CDG foundation to help find a cure. There are 1200 known cases worldwide.
Cristian (5yrs) and his sister Mia (3yrs) face the following symptoms with CDG
developmental delay, failure to thrive, stroke-like symptoms, seizures and cerebellar dysfunction. CDG affects most organ systems to varying degrees, abnormalities in liver enzymes, digestion and absorption, glandular function (i.e. thyroid), blood clotting, and immunologic function (infectious susceptibility).