News: CAP nominates Pompe disease for newborn screening

What is Pompe disease?

Pompe disease is one of about 50 Lysosomal Storage Disorders. Pompe patients are deficient in the critical enzyme acid alpha-glucosidase.


About CAP

The Canadian Association of Pompe was established to help persons in Canada, and elsewhere, become familiar with Pompe disease, and to support persons with Pompe disease.



Ways to connect with other patients & families and social media opportunities to stay informed.


New Patients and Families

Welcome to the wonderful world of rare disease. It’s a much different world than it was a few years ago. There’s so much information out there, and there are places to turn for support and friendship. With social media, especially Facebook and Twitter, there are answers.

There are patient advocacy groups all over the world, of which CAP is one of them.

New Brunswick, 2014

Out of a stormy cloud comes a whole bunch o’ crazy people waving their hands… at the 2014 Fredericton Walk for Muscular Dystrophy. We were fortunate to gather in New Brunswick for our 2014 CAP Conference and were humbled to be presented with the Kaitlyn Hatchard Award with Annette Sebey.

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