General or personal diet: the individualized model for diet challenges in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

@article{Karatay2005GeneralOP,
  title={General or personal diet: the individualized model for diet challenges in patients with rheumatoid arthritis},
  author={Saliha Karatay and Teoman Erdem and Ahmet Kızıltunç and Meltem Alkan Melikoğlu and Kadir Yildirim and E. N. Çakir and Mahir Uğur and Akın Aktaş and Kazım Şenel},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2005},
  volume={26},
  pages={556-560}
}
This study was performed to evaluate the effect of individualized diet challenges consisting of allergen foods on disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Twenty patients with positive skin prick test (SPT) response for food extracts and 20 with negative SPT response were included. All patients were instructed to restrict the most common allergen foods during 12 days and then assigned into two groups according to SPT results. Food challenges were performed with all of the… 

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