What do I need to know about caring for someone with fructose intolerance?


Fructose intolerance is often diagnosed in infancy, so you will need to limit your baby's diet to avoid damaging foods and drinks. If your baby takes formula or baby food, check the labels for fructose. If not treated promptly and correctly, growth and development may be affected. You may want to speak with a doctor who specializes in metabolic disorders or biochemical genetics to help with ongoing care for your child.

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Digestive Diseases

Digestive diseases, also known as gastrointestinal diseases, are disorders that affect your esophagus, stomach and small and large intestines. The symptoms of digestive diseases vary widely depending on which part of your digestiv...

e system is affected. Generally symptoms can be blood in your stool, a change in bowel habits, pain, weight loss or heartburn that is not relieved by antacids. See you doctor if you have any of these signs of digestive disease.

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