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Donate to The Campbell Burns Metabolic Trust by clicking on the Just Giving link. 

Alternatively, text CBMT01 £1 to 70070. 

Feel free to change £1 to more if you like!

 

Registered with Charity Commission, no. 1148667

Scottish Charity Registration no: SCO44647

 

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Metabolism is the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat. Food is made up of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Chemicals in your digestive system break the food parts down into sugars and acids, your body's fuel. Your body can use this fuel right away, or it can store the energy in your body tissues, such as your liver, muscles and body fat.


A metabolic disorder occurs when abnormal chemical reactions in your body disrupt this process. When this happens, you might have too much of some substances or too little of other ones that you need to stay healthy.  All metabolic disorders have a genetic background, and some of them are expressed as specific genetic diseases. 


(Information above from Birmingham Children's Hospital)

 

Details about The Campbell Burns Metabolic Trust can be found on the RareConnect.org website: https://www.rareconnect.org/en/community/leigh-syndrome


****The Campbell Burns Metabolic Trust does not offer medical advice. We do not have a medical background, so if you have any queries about metabolic disorders, please speak to your doctor****