MCADD: dietitian management letter

Letter for dietitians to send to parents of children with medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD).


MCADD: dietitian letter

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The letter contains information on:

  • what MCADD is
  • what dietary treatment is required
  • what to do if the baby becomes unwell

The MCADD dietetic management guidelines are published by the British Inherited Metabolic Disease Group.