malabsorption


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abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract

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HFI can be discriminated from fructose malabsorption by a typical nutrition history (strict avoidance of sweets and fruit) and the symptoms of recurrent hypoglycemia.
Lactose malabsorption occurs because of a decreased ability to digest lactose, due to a deficiency in the levels of the enzyme lactase.
12] malabsorption, attendant on various degrees of chronic gastritis; low concentrations of the metabolically inert serum [B.
Q I suffer from bile acid malabsorption and take cholestagel tablets for it, but have terrible flatulence.
Clinically, the symptoms range from severe malabsorption to mild abdominal pain, though many patients are asymptomatic.
Vital nutrients are lost when bleeding is chronic and malabsorption is consistent.
Severe iron deficiency, which is refractory to oral supplementation, can result from malabsorption (5).
The differential diagnosis of low BMD includes a "hopelessly bewildering" list of problems that can cause secondary osteoporosis in adults, but these can be narrowed down to relatively common causes, including vitamin D deficiency, hyper-calciuria, hypogonadism, malabsorption, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and myeloma.
4] is low, drug interactions and systemic diseases leading to malabsorption of levothyroxine are to be evaluated.
Hypophosphatemia, in which the body contains an abnormally low level of phosphorus, may occur in some forms of kidney disease and malabsorption syndrome (coeliac disease).
chickpeas, lentils), and sorbitol and other polyols; and, in patients with lactose or fructose malabsorption, restricted foods high in lactose and fructose, respectively.
Abraham, who presented the findings, said that previous research has suggested a high prevalence of osteoporosis and overall abnormal bone density in IBD patients that is likely caused by calcium and Vitamin D malabsorption.
Vitamin D deficiency usually manifests as rickets in childhood although it is today only relevant in diseases characterized by malabsorption due to today's recommended vitamin D prophylaxis.
Kellum whether malabsorption has any role in terms of long-term weight-loss maintenance in severe clinical obesity.
The studies were designed to determine whether the product candidate could alleviate serious malabsorption associated with EPI in both a pediatric (younger than 7 years) and an older patient population.