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Maltose Intolerance

Inability to digest maltose sugar in starch due to low maltase enzyme activity in the small intestinal lining. Undigested maltose causes diarrhea by osmotically to draw water into the intestine. Click for full description.

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Lactose Intolerance: definition

Condition of being unable to digest lactose, the sugar in milk, because of lack of ability by the small intestine to produce lactase, the enzyme that digests lactose. Click for full description.

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Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar): definition

The level of glucose in blood is too low to meet metabolic needs of the body for glucose.

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