fructose malabsorption


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fruc·tose mal·ab·sorp·tion

an inborn error in metabolism in which oral d-fructose is incompletely absorbed; results in abdominal symptoms and diarrhea.

fruc·tose mal·ab·sorp·tion

(fruktōs malăb-sōrpshŭn)
Inborn error in metabolism in which oral d-fructose is incompletely absorbed; results in abdominal upset and diarrhea.
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legumes, lentils, cabbage, and brussels sprouts), and lactose- and fructose-containing foods, if lactose and fructose malabsorption, respectively, are demonstrated.
She may be one of around 35% of the population that suffers from a condition called fructose malabsorption (FM).
Washington, July 8 ( ANI ): People with fructose malabsorption - a food intolerance that is as complicated as it is common - are turning to low FODMAP diet, which stands for six sugars, to tackle the condition.
Corn sugar has been known to be an allowed ingredient for individuals with hereditary fructose intolerance or fructose malabsorption, who have been advised to avoid ingredients that contain fructose," Michael M.
Some people can even suffer from fructose malabsorption EoAC" a digestive disorder that causes the fructose bulk to stay in the intestine, causing bloating, diarrhoea and sometimes vomiting.
Because of her chronic intestinal symptoms, the patient was referred to our laboratory to confirm or exclude fructose malabsorption, one of the most frequent causes of diarrhea in childhood (Table 1).
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome and fructose malabsorption appeared to benefit from a diet that restricted intake of fructose and fructans, Susan J.
In 7 of the 15 subjects, a breath hydrogen level above 20 ppm indicated fructose malabsorption.
Most significant, a name change could pose life-threatening risks and confuse consumers with hereditary fructose intolerance as well as endanger the 30 percent of the American population that suffers from fructose malabsorption.
Fructose malabsorption is a common cause of gastrointestinal symptoms that mimic irritable bowel syndrome.
Fructose malabsorption syndrome is a disease that was first described less than 15 years ago (1, 2).
Comment: The results of this study suggest that fructose malabsorption is a common cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in children, and that the adverse effect of fructose is dose-related.
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