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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – June 2011

What You Need to Know About Lactose Intolerance

Format: Easy-to-Read Booklet
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

People with lactose intolerance have trouble digesting lactose, the sugar found in milk and foods made with milk. You can learn more about lactose intolerance in What I need to know about Lactose Intolerance, an easy-to-read booklet that provides information about the condition's symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Next Steps

You can read What I need to know about Lactose Intolerance at www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/lactoseintolerance_ez/lactoseintolerance.pdf.

This page last reviewed on August 24, 2012

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