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Study Title and Description

Randomized, double-blind trial of chitosan for body weight reduction.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Randomized, double-blind trial of chitosan for body weight reduction.
Author Pittler MH., Abbot NC., Harkness EF., Ernst E.
Country Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, United Kingdom.
Year 1999
Numbers Pubmed ID: 10369493

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
Arms
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 1999
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country United Kingdom
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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blindness Double blind
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diet Weight loss
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feedcontrol Food partially provided
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sampsize 34
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runin No
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washout No
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dosechange No
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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 ~44
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age_range
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bmi_mean ~26.75
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bmi_range
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blhealth_healthy
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blhealth_hyperlip
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blhealth_diab
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blhealth_hyperten
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blhealth_digest
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blhealth_met
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blhealth_oth 1
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blhealth_othspec overweight
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gender 17.65
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ftype1 Chitosan
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descrip1_1
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descrip1_2
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dose1_1 ~1.0
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dose1_2
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duration1 4 weeks
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admin1 Tablet
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descrip2_1
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dose2_1
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duration2
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admin2
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ftype3
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descrip3_1
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dose3_1
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duration3
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admin3
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ftype4
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descrip4_1
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dose4_1
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dose4_2
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duration4
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admin4
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comparator1 placebo
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cdose1 0.0
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cduration1 4 weeks
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cadmin1 Tablet
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comparator2
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cdose2
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