Journal article

Dietary patterns and associations with health outcomes in Australian people with multiple sclerosis

Claudia H Marck, Yasmine Probst, Jing Chen, Bruce Taylor, Ingrid van der Mei

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION | SPRINGERNATURE | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Associations between patterns of food intake and health in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are of increasing global interest; however, Australian data are lacking. This study aimed to assess the dietary habits and associations with health outcomes of Australians with MS. SUBJECTS/METHODS: This cross-sectional study used 2016 survey data from the Australian MS Longitudinal Study, including the Dietary Habits Questionnaire, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, Assessment of Quality of Life, Fatigue Severity Scale, Patient-Determined Disease Steps Scale and 13 MS symptoms scales. Regression models were constructed using directed acyclic graphs. RESULTS: Almost all (..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia. CHM was funded by an Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (ID: 1120014) and a Fellowship from Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (ID 20-216).