Medium Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MCADD) is an inherited metabolic condition that affects the individual’s ability to metabolise medium-chain fatty acids. This means that if the period of ‘starvation’ between meals is extended unduly the individual is at risk of experiencing metabolic crisis which may result in coma and death. This condition can be managed through diet and individuals with this condition survive into adulthood with a normal life expectancy.
MCADD E-Learning Resource - For Midwives
This e-learning resource on MCADD is designed for midwives. Doctors, health visitors and paediatric nurses may also find it useful. Length: The estimated time for completing this resource is 25 minutes, click on the image below to launch this e-learning session.
MCADD E-Learning Resource - For Dietitians
This e-learning resource, designed for dietitians, explains MCADD, an inherited metabolic condition. Length: The estimated time for completing this resource is 30 minutes, click on the image below to launch this e-learning session.