Inherited Metabolic diseases

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To meet other parents see support groups below or meet other parents online in our closed Facebook group

You can search for specific inherited metabolic conditions on our on A-Z of medical conditions.

Other online sources of information:

NHS website

Patient UK

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

Metabolic Support UK (Formerly CLIMB)

Helpline: 0845 241 2173
Email: via website

The Organisation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1089588. It offers information and support on metabolic diseases to young people, adults, families and professionals. The Organisation also funds educational and primary research programmes and investigates treatments and medical services.

Group details last reviewed December 2023.

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