Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID) is a rare disorder that affects a person’s ability to digest sugars and starches due to absent or low levels of two digestive enzymes, sucrase and isomaltase.
The First Week of April is
National Sucrose Intolerance Week
Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID) is more common than you think.
WHAT IS SUCROSE INTOLERANCE?
Sucrose Intolerance - clinically known as Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID)
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?
CSID Symptoms Include...
bloating, abdominal pain, gas, chronic and frequent (daily) diarrhea, and nausea
Being diagnosed as a teenager with Sucrose Intolerance, clinically known as Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID), has its own unique challenges. Marielle is choosing to share her personal story in order to help others who could be suffering from this condition.
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National Sucrose Intolerance Week - Four Myths Busted
To celebrate National Sucrose Intolerance Week, here are four health myths about the disease, debunked.
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Celebrate National Sucrose Intolerance Week the first week of April to raise awareness about the unmet needs of people living with the condition.
People who have Sucrose Intolerance suffer from abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and diarrhea because they lack sufficient digestive enzymes to properly digest sucrose (table sugar) and starches found in many foods.
Fast Facts about Sucrose Intolerance
Consider these quick facts about Sucrose Intolerance and learn why it’s more common than you think.