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Among the environmental factors involved in the pathogenesis of dietary habits and trends of these patients, follow-up and treatment of disease is important in terms. Our aim in this study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity of eating habits and these habits (DAS 28) is to investigate the effect.


Methods:In this context Bezmialem Foundation University physical medicine and rehabilitation department depends on the rheumatology outpatient clinic refer to the ACR-2010 RA criteria based on the diagnosed 56 diagnose the patient nutritional status related forms creating a face to face interview method were filled. This form of patient demographics, disease activity, smoking and alcohol use, concomitant diseases, disease duration, and nutritional status questionnaire was completed on.


Results: In cases of water consumption, salt, fast food, eggs, milk, yogurt, cheese, wheat, cereal, whole wheat bread, white bread, butter, margarine consumption was recorded. Patients with food consumption was no correlation between the DAS (p>0.050).

Conclusion: Further studies with comparison groups and larger samples are needed to explore the promising results of this study before any cause and effect relationship can be determined.

Keywords: Rheumatoid arthritis, diet, rheumatoid arthritis diet.

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