What is Gluten and dairy free diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Gluten is the protein part of wheat, rye, barley, and other related grains. Some people cannot tolerate gluten when it comes in contact with the small intestine. Some people are also intolerant of lactose, a simple sugar found in dairy products such as milk.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple sclerosis 12 2
Support nutritional health 9 7
Support digestive health 3 3
Celiac disease 2 0
Fibromyalgia 2 0

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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 0
Mild 0
None 18

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Gluten and dairy free diet

Side effect Patients
Weight loss 2

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Gluten and dairy free diet

Dosage Patients
daily 10
as needed 2

Why patients stopped taking Gluten and dairy free diet

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently using Gluten and dairy free diet

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Gluten and dairy free diet

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 9
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 9
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 4
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 8
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1 patient evaluation for Gluten and dairy free diet

Jan 1, 2015 (Started Sep 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Support digestive health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I still purchase gluten-free products but am no longer fanatic aboit being gluten-free.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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