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Malabsorption syndromes

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Short bowel syndrome

A person with short bowel syndrome is likely to be deficient in a range of important nutrients.

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Steatorrhoea (fatty, pale, loose stools) information | MyVMC

Steatorrhoea is a symptom of malabsorption syndrmes like coeliac disease. It causes pale, smelly and loose stools with a high fat content.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Lactose intolerance in babies

Lactase is an enzyme, or chemical, which the body uses to digest the sugar in milk(lactose). If there is not enough lactase, undigested milk sugar gets into the large bowel and may cause gut pains and diarrhoea. This is called lactose intolerance.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Cows Milk Protein Vs Lactose Intolerance - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Discusses the confusion between Lactose Intolerance and Cows Milk Protein Intolerance (CMPI) and looks at the differences between the two.

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Lactose intolerance - myDr.com.au

Find out about the symptoms, tests and treatments for lactose intolerance.

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Understanding lactose intolerance Dietitians Association of Australia

Understanding lactose intolerance Lactose intolerance is a set of symptoms caused by the bodysinability to digest lactose properly

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Lactose Intolerance | Nutrition Australia

What is Lactose? Lactose is the carbohydrate naturally found in all kinds of milk, including human milk. It can also be used as an ingredient in some foods.

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Nutrition for Medical Conditions | myVMC

Many health conditions, including high cholesterol, lactose intolerance, diabetes, pain, cancer and kidney failure, require special diets to meet their nutritional needs or restrictions.

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Lactose intolerance in babies

Lactose intolerance is a condition when your body cant break down a carbohydrate (sugar) called lactose which is present in cows milk, human breast milk, or any other milk from a mammal.

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Coeliac disease - Lab Tests Online AU

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