About us

The Metabolic Dietary Disorders Association (MDDA), a national self-help group, was founded in 1996 by parents to support other families and individuals affected by Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEMs) which are rare genetic disorders.

The MDDA supports and represents families and individuals affected by a genetic Inborn Error of Metabolism whereby treatment involves a medically controlled diet.

Our Vision

All individuals living with an IEM are leading a life at full potential, not limited by choice or resource….

Our Mission

The MDDA educates, connects and enables individuals and families living with an Inborn Error of Metabolism (IEM) – ensuring more informed choices and a better quality of life.

Our Goal

Achieving positive health outcomes for individuals living with inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs), and requiring life-long metabolic dietary management skills, resources and support.