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Lactose and fructose tests possible with T1?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Barly2, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. Barly2

    Barly2 · Newbie

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    My tummy's been rumbling lately, and a friend suggested to test if I'm lactose or fructose intolerant, to rule it out. Is that possible with type 1 diabetes?
     
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    ElenaP Type 1 · Member

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    I would suggest that you avoid dairy products and fruit for a week or two and see if you feel better. It could be that your GP may be able to offer a test for lactose intolerance. I've been lactose intolerant all my life (never been tested) but now I eat lactose free yogurt and cheese. I can tolerate a small amount of very strong normal cheese but too much will result in frequent trips to the loo. Good luck with the abstinence.
     
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    Barly2 · Newbie

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    Yes, that's what I plan to do - dairy and fruits separately. Just wondered about typical tests because from what I saw superficially, the whole setup seems difficult with type 1 diabetes.
     
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