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The effect of long-term microcrystalline chitosan therapy on plasma lipids and glucose concentrations in subjects with increased plasma total cholesterol: a randomised placebo-controlled double-blind crossover trial in healthy men and women.



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1 Is this an intervention study?
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Title The effect of long-term microcrystalline chitosan therapy on plasma lipids and glucose concentrations in subjects with increased plasma total cholesterol: a randomised placebo-controlled double-blind crossover trial in healthy men and women.
Author Metso S., Ylitalo R., Nikkilä M., Wuolijoki E., Ylitalo P., Lehtimäki T.
Country Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, P.O. Box 2000, 33521, Tampere, Finland. saara.metso@pshp.fi
Year 2003
Numbers Pubmed ID: 14605789

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
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Design Details
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pubyear 2003
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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 130
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runin Yes
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washout Unspecified
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dosechange No
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age_adult 1
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age_adol
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age_mean NR
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age_range
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bmi_mean ~26.4
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bmi_range
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blhealth_healthy 1
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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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gender 42
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ftype1 Chitosan
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descrip1_2
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dose1_1 2.4
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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 matched capsule containng starch, no chitosan
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 12 weeks
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cadmin1 Tablet
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