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Juvenile Arthritis - A Teenage Boys' Amazing Story

My 13 year old son has a form of Juvenile Arthritis. Diane advised Will on dietary changes that may reduce his symptoms. After some weeks on an exclusion diet he was pain free and back to his old energy levels.

Juvenile Arthritis - A Teenage Boys' Amazing Story

My 13 year old son has a form of Juvenile Arthritis. He and I visited Diane Stride early 2014 following him having a period of on-going joint pains and fatigue inspite of his medications.

Diane advised Will on dietary changes that may reduce his symptoms. After some weeks on an exclusion diet he was pain free and back to his old energy levels. Diane guided us on re-introducing different foods and we have now successfully maintained his pain-free status for almost 3 months. He is no longer suffering from fatigue.  We are truly delighted with the outcome of our appointments with Diane


Autoimmune Disease

Diane helped my father change his diet totally. He suffers from MS, an autoimmune disease and Diane suggested a change of diet might be beneficial to cope with the disease. Since it didn't involve any medications my father was willing to try it for 3 months and see if there was any improvement.

Diane helped my father change his diet totally. He suffers from MS, an autoimmune disease and Diane suggested a change of diet might be beneficial to cope with the disease. Since it didn't involve any medications my father was willing to try it for 3 months and see if there was any improvement.
The eating program was very different to what he used to eat and I wondered how he would stick with it. Diane was so supportive and gave us wonderful recipes and alternative foods that he was able to cope with the change very well. Diane gave us realistic advise as to the effect of the new diet - this was not a cure of MS. We have seen though, quite a marked improvement in the last 3 months in that his energy levels have increased and the deterioration rate seems to have slowed down.

Diane was able to tell us who the suppliers of specialist foods were, that made sticking to the program easier. The improvement we have seen in my father has made this eating program a life-change rather than a short term diet. Diane's support through the visits and answering our questions via email was invaluable. I would highly recommend anyone with an autoimmune disease to try this eating program with Diane.

Fiona T


Joint pain gone after following auto-immune diet!

This is just a short testimonial to say how pleased I am with the results that I have achieved with Diane. After suffering with significant joint pains for good few years, I finally got to the end of my patience and thought instead of seeking medication, I would see if there was a natural way to manage this.

Joint pain gone after following auto-immune diet!

This is just a short testimonial to say how pleased I am with the results that I have achieved with Diane. After suffering with significant joint pains for good few years, I finally got to the end of my patience and thought instead of seeking medication, I would see if there was a natural way to manage this. Being very active in the fitness industry, I have read a lot about various diets and ways in which to manage both weight and health, but did not want to go an another crack pot diet.

After following her advice, I am now a good few kilos lighter and joints are doing fine- I have not used anti-inflammatory for 4 months now- and know if I eat wrong, the pain will come back… and does, so why would I want to sabotage my good health.

Thanks Diane

Cecilia


Mother become pain free for the first time in 20 years

Diane helped my mother become pain free for the first time in 20 years of living with an auto-immune disease.

Diane helped my mother become pain free for the first time in 20 years of living with an auto-immune disease. Diane has now helped me stop over eating. The lifestyles Diane has assisted both Mum and I to adopt are entirely different. I really appreciate that Diane has the knowledge to apply different solutions to different problems, the ability to adapt these solutions to suite our personal circumstances, and the sensitivity to help us adopt these solutions at our own pace.
 
I am still on a journey – but already, I feel thankful and indebted to Diane for enabling me to change my experience of food and enabling me to change my life. I no longer have a secret (eating) life. I am looking forward to what else I am going to learn from Diane in the near future.

Karen


Lupus Sufferer - Pain Free For the First Time in 20 Years

I am a seventy year old lady who has had the auto-immune disorder Lupus for twenty years. At my first visit Diane started me on a cleansing diet for three weeks and within three days my pain started to go and my fatigue levels improved so much I felt like a new woman!

Lupus Sufferer - Pain Free For the First Time in 20 Years

I am a seventy year old lady who has had the auto-immune disorder Lupus for twenty years.

The first four or five years I was quite considerably restricted by it until a medical specialist put me on a medical regime that gave me my life back.

However, over the ensuing years I have managed my life as well as I could, but it was becoming more difficult to control the pain, bloating, lack of sleep, and I was doing less and less because of the fatigue.

Since the onset I have tried many different ‘remedies’ with varying degrees of success. When Diane came and talked to a women’s group that I attend, I was ticking all the boxes that applied to me as she spoke, and there were many.

At my first visit Diane started me on a cleansing diet for three weeks and within three days my pain started to go and my fatigue levels improved so much I felt like a new woman! It was the first time in twenty years I had been without pain of some kind. Needless to say I am very motivated to stick to the diet very carefully and follow Diane’s instructions as I trial different foods to see which ones don’t agree with me. I am hoping to be able to reduce my medical regime once my diet is established.

It is good to talk to Diane as she can relate very well to the symptoms that I describe and knows exactly what I am talking about.

I have been telling all my friends about my new adventure and they are following my progress with interest.
I can recommend Diane to anyone who has an auto-immune problem, as she can help them find out what is causing these adverse symptoms.

I’m forever grateful Diane.

Lesley

Lesley


Psoriasis Symptoms Significantly Improved

Dear Diane, I wanted to let you know that I am walking on air!!!!!! Since our appointment and new eating regime (for psoriasis) the following has happened...

Dear Diane, I wanted to let you know that I am walking on air!!!!!! Since our appointment and new eating regime (for psoriasis) the following has happened:

  • The scabs on my scalp have gone
  • The flaps of my ears have stopped weeping and all scaling has disappeared,
  • The sore and cracking welts where the ears meet the skull have gone
  • My fingernails have reattached to the bed of my nails
  • The redness and lesions on my face have gone
  • The scaling of my scalp has improved to the tune of about 80%
  • I no longer get out of bed shuffling in pain from the psoriatic arthritis
  • I have more energy!!

I had no idea how much improvement may have been possible when I walked out of your office that day and I can't emphasise how grateful I am to have met you and started  using your advise.

Kind Regards,

Diane Fitzmaurice