Enny Gelman Malachi MSc

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Lactase deficiency and lactose tolerance were studied in several Jewish communities in Israel. Lactase deficiency was found in 60% of biopsied subjects. Forty-one biopsies were peroral and 22, surgical; histologically, the jejunal mucosa of all specimens was normal. Lactose tolerance tests were performed on 217 subjects, 118 patients and 99normals. A low(More)
Lactose tolerance tests were performed on 67 adult Arab villagers. Fifty-four (80.6%) had a low rise in glucose and most had symptoms during the test. Lactose tolerance was not related to age or sex and did not correlate with milk consumption. A high incidence of adult lactose intolerance has been found in all Mediterranean groups studied to date—Greek(More)
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