Fructose And Sucrose And Glucose Vs. Diabetes

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Definition

Hereditary fructose intolerance is a disorder in which a person lacks the protein needed to break down fructose. Fructose is a fruit sugar that naturally occurs in the body. Man-made fructose is used as a sweetener in many foods, including baby food and drinks.


Alternative Names

Fructosemia; Fructose intolerance; Fructose aldolase B-deficiency; Fructose 1, 6 bisphosphate aldolase deficiency


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

This condition occurs when the body is missing an enzyme called...

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