Case study- Lactose intolerance

QUESTION OF THE DAY

A 30- year-old Asian male presents with bloating, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. He states that he develops these symptoms whenever he drinks milk or eat dairy products. He is diagnosed with lactose intolerance, a common condition in which lactose is not digested normally and accumulates in the gut. Lactase converts lactose into :

A. Two glucose molecules

B. Glucose and Fructose

C. Glucose and Galactose

D. Fructose and Galactose

E. Sucrose and Maltose

Dairy products

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