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The aim of the society is to foster the study of inherited
metabolic disorders and related topics.


Paediatric dietetics module 4 ADV740, 2021

The British Dietetic Association runs clinical modules in partnership with Plymouth University, which dietitians can take at Masters level.

We would like to offer the opportunity for practising dietitians or other practising clinicians working within the field of metabolics to attend the Dietary Management of Inherited Metabolic Disorders module.

Due to the current pandemic, and with great consideration given to the uncertain times ahead, the module team have made the decision to run all 2021 modules online. These will run in a 2 x 2 day format as opposed to the usual 4 day format. This will be reviewed for 2022.


Part 1: Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd November 2021

Part 2: Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th November 2021

Welcome Session TBC


This module covers the following areas:-

  • Protein Metabolism e.g. PKU, Tyrosinaemia, MSUD, Homocystinuria
  • Organic acidaemias and urea cycle disorders
  • Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism e.g. galactosaemia, glycogen storage diseases
  • Fatty acid oxidation and disorders of ketogenesis
  • Lipid disorderd e.g. Lipoprotein lipase deficiency, abetalipoproteinanemia
  • Emergency regimens
  • Management of newborn infants
  • Education of children with IMD and their families
  • Feeding problems in children with metabolic disorders
  • Biochemical monitoring of diet


Bookings for this module will open on Wednesday 28 July at 11:00.

View the website here.

For more information please Hayley Clarke at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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