Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Obesity 185 79
Food allergy 70 26
Gastroparesis 67 17
Diverticulitis 29 15
General health 22 9

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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 19
Mild 29
None 100

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diet modification

Side effect Patients
Weight loss 4
Craving carbs 2
Mood elevated or improved 2
Abdominal bloating 1
Abnormal urine smell 1
Anxious mood 1

Show all 40 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Diet modification

Dosage Patients
daily 76
three times daily 5
as needed 4
1 other twice daily 2
1 other weekly 1
3 other daily 1
6 daily 1
21 other 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 18
Expense 7
Course of treatment ended 5
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 39 patients who've stopped using Diet modification

Duration

Currently using Diet modification

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 13
2 - 5 years 26
5 - 10 years 29
10 years or more 19

Stopped using Diet modification

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 14
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 51
Usually 78
Sometimes 16
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 32
Somewhat hard to take 51
A little hard to take 42
Not at all hard to take 24
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 12
$100-199 5
$50-99 4
$25-49 10
< $25 32
Not specified 86
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6 patient evaluations for Diet modification

Jul 28, 2017 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for obesity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Chart glucose responses around each meal and around physical exercise. Let blood sugar be your guide to carbohydrate consumption. Learn your glucose metabolism's circadian rhythms. Victory through vegetables!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

May 26, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for 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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