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Study Title and Description

In the absence of dietary surveillance, chitosan does not reduce plasma lipids or obesity in hypercholesterolaemic obese Asian subjects.



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1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title In the absence of dietary surveillance, chitosan does not reduce plasma lipids or obesity in hypercholesterolaemic obese Asian subjects.
Author Ho SC., Tai ES., Eng PH., Tan CE., Fok AC.
Country Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
Year 2001
Numbers Pubmed ID: 11361230

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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
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Design Details
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pubyear 2001
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country Singapore
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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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 68
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runin Yes
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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_oth
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age_mean ~43
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age_range
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bmi_mean ~25.73
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bmi_range
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blhealth_healthy
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blhealth_hyperlip
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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 obese
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gender ~54.4
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ftype1 Chitosan
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descrip1_1
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descrip1_2
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dose1_1 ~12 capsules
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dose1_2
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duration1 12 weeks
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admin1 Tablet
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dose4_1
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duration4
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comparator1 Placebo
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 12 weeks
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cadmin1 Tablet
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comparator2
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