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The effect of the dietary supplement, Chitosan, on body weight: a randomised controlled trial in 250 overweight and obese adults.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title The effect of the dietary supplement, Chitosan, on body weight: a randomised controlled trial in 250 overweight and obese adults.
Author Mhurchu CN., Poppitt SD., McGill AT., Leahy FE., Bennett DA., Lin RB., Ormrod D., Ward L., Strik C., Rodgers A.
Country Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand. c.nimhurchu@ctru.auckland.ac.nz
Year 2004
Numbers Pubmed ID: 15311218

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 2004
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country New Zealand
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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 Dietary guidance with supplement provided
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sampsize 250
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runin Yes
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washout Not applicable
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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 48
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age_range
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bmi_mean 35.5
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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 18
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ftype1 Chitosan
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descrip1_1
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dose1_1 3
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dose1_2
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duration1 24 weeks
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admin1 Tablet
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duration4
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comparator1 placebo
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 24 weeks
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cadmin1 Tablet
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