What is carbohydrate malabsorption?

Also known as: carbohydrate intolerance, lactose intolerance, isomaltase-sucrase deficiency, isolated fructose malabsorption.

When people’s bodies are unable to absorb sugars, starches and other carbohydrates, this condition is known as carbohydrate malabsorption. It can lead to a number of complications.

Reviewed by: John M. Peters, DO

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