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Study Title and Description

Guar gum and gemfibrozil--an effective combination in the treatment of hypercholesterolaemia.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Guar gum and gemfibrozil--an effective combination in the treatment of hypercholesterolaemia.
Author Tuomilehto J., Silvasti M., Manninen V., Uusitupa M., Aro A.
Country National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology, Helsinki, Finland.
Year 1989
Numbers Pubmed ID: 2920066

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 1989
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country Finland
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (Crossover)
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blindness Double blind
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diet Isocaloric/Maintenance
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feedcontrol Food partially provided
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sampsize 29
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runin Yes
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washout No
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dosechange Yes
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age_adult 1
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age_adol
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age_child
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age_baby
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age_infant
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age_oth
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age_mean 57.8
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age_range 38-70
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bmi_range
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blhealth_healthy
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blhealth_hyperlip 1
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blhealth_diab
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blhealth_oth 1
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blhealth_othspec treated for one year with gemfibrozil
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gender 48.3
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ftype1 Gum, Guar
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dose1_1 15
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duration1 3 months
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admin1 Powder
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comparator1 Placebo
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 3 months
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