Lactose intolerance: a common problem

May 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;May2007, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p464
Academic Journal
The article comments on the Association of American Physicians summary statement on lactose intolerance. According to the author, the statement is not a formal practice guideline because it is not based on a systematic review of the literature. The author claims lactose intolerance should be not confused with cow's milk protein sensitivity.


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