National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference: Lactose Intolerance and Health

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  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) consensus and stateof-the-science statements are prepared by independent panels of health professionals and public representatives on the basis of 1) the results of a systematic literature review prepared under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2) presentations by investigators working in areas relevant to the conference questions during a 2-day public session; 3) questions and statements from conference attendees during open discussion periods that are part of the public session; and 4) closed deliberations by the panel during the remainder of the second day and morning of the third. This statement is an independent report of the panel and is not a policy statement of the National Institutes of Health or the U.S. government. The following statement is an abridged version of the panel's report, which is available in full at 2010/lactosestatement.htm.
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    Author List

  • Suchy FJ; Brannon PM; Carpenter TO; Fernandez JR; Gilsanz V; Gould JB; Hall K; Hui SL; Lupton J; Mennella J
  • Start Page

  • 792
  • End Page

  • 796
  • Volume

  • 152
  • Issue

  • 12