Mediterranean Dietary Pattern for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Florida/UF Health, Gainesville, FLSystemic Lupus ErythematosusMediterranean Dietary Pattern - Other
18 - 100
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare how well two different diets work for people with Lupus.

Eligible Conditions
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline, month 1, 2 and 3

Month 1
Adherence - Mediterranean Diet
Month 1
Adherence - Fermented Food Diet
baseline, month 3
Cytokine profile
Diet Quality
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Mediterranean diet
1 of 2
Fermented food
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Mediterranean Dietary Pattern · No Placebo Group · N/A

Mediterranean diet
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Mediterranean Dietary Pattern · Intervention Types: Other
Fermented food
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: High Fermented Food Dietary Pattern · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, month 1, 2 and 3

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of FloridaLead Sponsor
1,262 Previous Clinical Trials
699,470 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 100 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to participate in this clinical trial?

"This clinical investigation is seeking 40 individuals, aged 18 to 100, who have been diagnosed with Libman-Sacks disease. Aside from this requirement, they must be capable of providing informed consent and responding to study questionnaires in English, meet the diagnostic criteria for SLE while currently under treatment by a rheumatologist or other medical specialist related to SLE care, as well as being willing and able to fulfill all study procedures." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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How extensive is the current sample size for this research endeavor?

"Affirmative. Information posted on the website indicates that this research endeavour, which was initially advertised on July 22nd 2022 is actively recruiting patients. The study requires 40 participants to be sourced from one medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any opportunities currently available for participants in this research?

" reveals that this clinical trial is still enrolling participants, with the initial post on July 22nd 2022 followed by an update to the listing on October 13th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Does this clinical exploration have age restrictions?

"Applicants that meet the criteria for inclusion in this trial must be between 18 to 100 years old. There are 46 separate studies dedicated exclusively to patients below 18 and 370 specifically targeting individuals over 65." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What are the principal goals of this experiment?

"This clinical trial will primarily evaluate adherence to a fermented food diet over the first three months of treatment. Secondary outcomes include hsCRP, SLEDAI-2K score and Healthy Eating Index 2015 scores; all designed to assess diet quality while taking into consideration systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity levels." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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