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Exploring the food journey to inform guidance for persons living with Multiple Sclerosis

Type of Study/Intervention

Allied health, non-interventional

Recruitment Status


Form of MS

All forms of MS

Brief summary

Interviews using open-ended questioning to be conducted online (zoom/webex/microsoft teams) for approximately 30-45 minutes.

The purpose of this research is to explore the topic of food with individual’s diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and investigate what factors might influence their experience with food. This project will add to the research to help identify factors that health professionals may need to consider for MS management. This research has already consulted with health professionals and will now utilise the opinions of persons like yourself to guide the development of resources for persons living with MS.

Inclusion criteria

Participants who have been diagnosed with MS by a neurologist in the last 6 months will be eligible. Participants must be adults (18+ years) and able to communicate using the English language or have a caregiver who can communicate on their behalf.

Anticipated start date


Recruitment contacts

Sarah Manche – Dean’s Scholar Honours Student

Associate Professor Yasmine Probst – Research Supervisor



Ethics approval

This study has been approved by the University of Wollongong Human Research Ethics Committee (Reference: 2019/269). Any concerns participants may have with how the study is undertaken can be reported to this committee or to the primary supervisor with contact details to be provided on consent forms.

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