Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Obesity 171 60
Food allergy 66 21
Gastroparesis 66 15
Diverticulitis 27 12
General health 23 11
Diabetes Type 2 12 11

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 18
Mild 20
None 85

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diet modification

Side effect Patients
Weight loss 4
Craving carbs 2
Diarrhea 2
Mood elevated or improved 2
Bowel irritability 1
Bowel problems 1

Show all 32 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Diet modification

Dosage Patients
daily 65
as needed 5
three times daily 3
3 other daily 2
1 other daily 1
1 other twice daily 1
4 other daily 1
50 mL daily 1
400 g daily 1
five times daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Diet modification

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 20
Did not seem to work 19
Expense 7
Course of treatment ended 3
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently using Diet modification

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 8
1 - 2 years 6
2 - 5 years 35
5 - 10 years 19
10 years or more 12

Stopped using Diet modification

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 14
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 42
Usually 65
Sometimes 14
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 30
Somewhat hard to take 46
A little hard to take 33
Not at all hard to take 15
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 9
$100-199 4
$50-99 4
$25-49 9
< $25 26
Not specified 72
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7 patient evaluations for Diet modification

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God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
59 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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Feb 24, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Obesity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
chasmengr
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chasmengr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Sep 8, 2012 (Started Aug 08, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Weight loss)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I think WW's zero-point assignment to some foods is bogus. My weight loss plateaued in two weeks after losing 4 pounds right off. I am now using www.LoseIt.com with much more success and no cost.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
kitty-punk
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kitty-punk
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
41 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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May 26, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Gastroparesis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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