What do we know about lactose?
Overview There is much confusion between the diagnostic terms ‘lactose intolerance’ and ‘cows’ milk allergy’, which are often used interchangeably,1 resulting in the potentially incorrect clinical management of these two distinct conditions.2 Parents and health professionals alike frequently exclude lactose from an infant’s diet in an attempt to treat symptoms involving loose stool...
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Dr. Lisa Waddell (RD)
Specialist Community Paediatric Allergy Dietitian, Nottingham CityCare Partnership; Food Allergy Nottingham Service (FANS)