The glossary aids you in understanding the specialized terms in relation to cow's milk allergy and other food allergies. Start by typing in the search box or use the alphabetical index to find what you are looking for.
Disaccharide sugar also known as milk sugar. In order to be absorbed by our body, lactose must be resolved into two simple sugars. People suffering from lactose intolerance cannot resolve this disaccharide into these two sugars because of a partial or total lack of the enzyme lactase.
Getting a diagnosis
How can you find out for sure if your child is allergic to cows' milk? What will your child's doctor do to confirm the diagnosis?Read More