MDDA supports families and individuals affected by Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM) whereby treatment involves a medically controlled diet and prescribed supplement. The inherited metabolic diseases are classified as disorders of amino acid metabolism, urea cycle metabolism, & organic acid metabolism. Metabolic Disorders are grouped according to the type of food that cannot be broken down properly.
Inborn Errors of Protein Metabolism
Other rarer IEM of protein: Orthine Aminotransferase Deficiency (OAT), Lysinic Protein Intolerance (LPI), Non-ketonic Hyperglycinaemia (NKH) & HMG – COA Lyase Deficiency