Can Your Diet Help Relieve Arthritis Pain?

Research Center: Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine
Location: 5100 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20016
Lead Doctor: Neal D. Barnard, M.D.
IRB Committee: This study has been reviewed and approved by Advarra Institutional Review Board


Rheumatoid Arthritis affects approximately 1.3 million Americans. It’s a painful condition that can be hard to treat using medicine alone.

Previous research has suggested that certain diets can help relieve pain and the need for certain medications.  This study will assess whether a change in diet can help people with rheumatoid arthritis in reducing pain and improving their mood.

This study seeks men and women who currently suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and have continuing or recurring pain. Participants are required to attend 21 study visits at the research site over a 9 month period and may experience a relief in their arthritis pain.

Why Participate?

  • You may experience a relief in arthritis pain.
  • You will be helping to advance medical research.
  • You will learn about nutrition and healthy eating.

Your Rights

  • If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you may withdraw at any time.
  • Your records relating to this study and any other information received will be kept strictly confidential, except as required by the law.
  • Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.

Who Can Participate?

  • Men and women aged 18+ who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Able to attend 21 study visits at the research site over approximately 9 months

What Next?

  1. Click the link below to enter your contact details and answer some eligibility questions.
  2. The research centre will then contact you by phone to discuss the trial and answer your questions.
Click Here to Enter Your Contact Details and Be Contacted by Phone About the Trial

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