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Lactose intolerance

Susan Holmes Director of Research and Development, Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury

This article outlines the genesis and aetiology of lactose intolerance, a common disorder causing significant gastrointestinal distress worldwide. Approaches to diagnosis and management are presented, with particular emphasis on the nutritional aspects of patient care.

Primary Health Care. 16, 1,41-50. doi: 10.7748/phc2006.02.16.1.41.c595

Published in print: 01 February 2006