Last updated on May 2018

The Effect of a Gluten Free Diet on the Permeability of the Blood Brain Barrier in Patients With CIS

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Clinically Isolated Syndrome | Optic Neuritis | Multiple Sclerosis
  • Age: Between 18 - 59 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult men and women 18 and 59 years of age
  • Patients with newly diagnosed CIS or MS deemed physically and mentally able to participate in a study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • More conflicting disorders in the same patient
  • Pregnancy and lactating women and women planning pregnancy during the study period
  • People with severe claustrophobia
  • People with MR incompatible implants/ foreign objects, including implanted pacemakers, heart valve prostheses, prostheses in the middle ear, implanted devices (e.g. insulin pump), metal debris, e.g. metal splinters in the eyes, miscellaneous shunts and catheters, metal clips from operations
  • Surgeries within the last 6 weeks
  • Previous reactions to MR contrast agent, bronchial asthma or history of other allergies
  • Elevated serum creatinine
  • People already on a gluten restricted/ GFD

Recruitment Status: Open

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