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Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases

The Journal of Romanian Society of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases

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A Review of Hereditary Fructose Intolerance

Tiberius Mogoş
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  • „N.C. Paulescuˮ National Institute of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Bucharest, Romania
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Published Online: 2016-03-19 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rjdnmd-2016-0010


Fructose intolerance is a metabolic disorder with hereditary determinism, clinically manifested on terms of fructose intake. Untreated, hereditary fructose intolerance may result in renal and hepatic failure. Unfortunately, there are no formal diagnostic and surveillance guidelines for this disease. If identified and treated before the occurrence of permanent organ damage, patients can improve their symptoms and self-rated health. Implementation and adherence to a strict fructose free diet is often difficult, but not impossible.

Keywords: fructose intolerance; diagnosis; diet


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About the article

Received: 2015-12-17

Accepted: 2016-02-15

Published Online: 2016-03-19

Published in Print: 2016-03-01

Citation Information: Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 81–85, ISSN (Online) 2284-6417, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rjdnmd-2016-0010.

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