Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Obesity 170 55
Food allergy 67 20
Gastroparesis 65 15
Diverticulitis 27 10
General health 21 8
Diabetes Type 2 13 8

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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 16
Mild 18
None 79

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 28 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Diet modification

Dosage Patients
daily 69
as needed 5
three times daily 3
five times daily 2
1 other weekly 1
1 other daily 1
1 other twice daily 1
3 other daily 1
1 other four times daily 1
3 other three 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
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 6
6 months-1 year 5
1-2 years 7
2 years or more 71

Stopped using Diet modification

Duration Patients
0-1 month 2
1-3 months 9
3-6 months 5
6 months-1 year 4
1-2 years 4
2 years or more 14
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 41
Usually 59
Sometimes 11
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 26
Somewhat hard to take 43
A little hard to take 32
Not at all hard to take 13
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 9
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 9
< $25 25
Not specified 64
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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

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chasmengr
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chasmengr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 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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