Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 80 16
Multiple sclerosis 23 6
Weight gain 22 6
Fibromyalgia 9 4
Bowel irritability 7 3
Weight loss 5 1

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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
0
Moderate
2
Mild
3
None
41

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diet

Side effect Patients
Weight loss 3
High cholesterol 2
Abdominal bloating 1
Acid reflux 1
Chronic constipation 1
Craving sweets 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently using Diet

Dosage Patients
daily 23
1 other daily 1
1 other three times daily 1
3 other daily 1
20 mg daily 1
all the time (24/7) 1
as needed 1
three times daily 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Diet

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently using Diet

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 15
10 years or more 6

Stopped using Diet

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 28
Usually 12
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 10
A little hard to take 13
Not at all hard to take 21
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 4
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 11
Not specified 26
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5 patient evaluations for Diet

May 16, 2011 (Started Apr 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I've lost 10 lbs. sitting in my chair and my cholesterol numbers dropped 35 points. I am totally gluton free and almost completely sugar free. But it's expensive to eat this way.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 4, 2010 (Started Sep 13, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 12, 2010 (Started Sep 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for low blood sugar)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I keep the fridge full of organic gluten-free grains, seeds, nuts, dried and frozen fruits and frozen meats. I keep in the cupboards seaweed, herb teas, oils, very dark chocolate and raw snack bars. These tide me over when I run out of fresh foods.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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