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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic DisordersPrevention, Assessment, and Treatment$
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Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199398911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001

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Lactose Intolerance

Lactose Intolerance

(p.341) 50 Lactose Intolerance
Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders

Patricia J. Becker

Alison Cassin

Scott Pentiuk

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses lactose intolerance, including biochemical abnormalities and factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation. The diagnosis and dietary management of lactose digestion and absorption, primary lactose intolerance, lactase persistence and nonpersistence, and secondary lactose intolerance are described. Acute gastroenteritis, cow’s milk enteropathy, short bowel syndrome, lactose deficiency due to other gastrointestinal conditions, and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth are specifically discussed.

Keywords:   lactose intolerance, primary intolerance, short bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

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